Author: Duane Gordon

Marcella’s Journey Continues

by Marcella Lowry As a child, I went to a local center for the developmentally disabled. I wasn’t disabled, but I knew I was different. Doctors knew I was extremely intelligent. But they didn’t know how to diagnose me, either. In the 1960s, they thought it was a psychosis. (Years later, I obtained a copy […]

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The ADHD Life Adventure

By Janet L. Schmidt Jim Brown, aka pen name, James Phoenix says “I’m an old guy now” but, this old guy has founded dozens of companies. He estimates about half of these companies were successful. A couple of companies were off the charts successful and went International. For the past 25 years he has been […]

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Persistence and Resilience Pay Off with ADHD

By Janet L. Schmidt Abigail Wurf was diagnosed with ADHD when she was 30 years old while attending graduate school.  She was aware of some learning disabilities at the time.  During a testing period, the person running the test told her she had ADHD.  This surprised her very much, but people she knew were not […]

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Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bath

By Renee Sanger-Albert In our family, ADHD is like an heirloom, passing through the generations. Both my parents were ADHD. It’s a miracle I survived my upbringing. Let me tell you about my father. I had always heard how my father failed Kindergarten. How does someone fail Kindergarten, anyway? Did he forget to clean up […]

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What a Ride with ADHD!

By Janet L. Schmidt Entrepreneurship began for Daniel Lieberman with his first business endeavor at 10 years old!  He began in his neighborhood washing cars.  Later, in high school he ran for office in school to run the school store. He lost the race for that position, but it didn’t deter him.  Later in college, he […]

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A Special Gift to Women with ADHD

By: Patti Schwab The newly published “A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD” by Sari Solden, MS and Michelle Frank PsyD  is more than a guide to overcome your struggles with ADHD but insight into living a life free from the shame and negativity we carry with us. Women with ADHD spend so much time […]

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Technology “Inclusiveness”

By Duane Gordon   Microsoft has an office of “Disability Inclusion.” But does it include us?  We Depend on Technology… Technology has probably saved my life. It has saved my sanity and my career. As an adult with ADHD, I’m sure you’ll agree technology has made life easier. I rely on devices, apps and computer software to cope […]

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ADHD is not One-Size-Fits-All

When I first started to figure out my ADHD (and this wasn’t easy, but that’s another story) I thought I had solved the problem for my ADHD daughter as well. My youngest daughter was diagnosed with ADHD before I was – in fact, as is often the case, I only discovered my own ADHD through […]

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