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Hello Brains!

By Patricia Schwab That is the greeting from YouTube sensation Jessica McCabe to address her fellow adult ADHD’rs. Jessica explains in her TED talk, “Failing at Normal – An ADHD Success Story”, that she uses that greeting to address us…
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Dr. Michelle Frank, ADDA Vice President

Press for Progress

The 2018 International Women’s Day campaign theme is Press for Progress. This morning I sat at my desk. Lost in ADHD morning fog, sipping tea (caffeinated, of course, caffeinated!) I wondered how best to give this day of celebration of…
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“Men Becoming Our Best,” the Virtual Support Group That’s Our Gift to the People We Love

By Mike Fedel It could have been a tough night for non-nerds. Not true – we welcome everyone! But at least 3 of the 7 guys at the meeting were ‘techies’. ADDA’s newest Peer Support Group – “Men Becoming Our…
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We Learn From Each Other

Adults with ADHD are always learning about their unique ADHD characteristics. If you can’t change them, you need to find ways to accept them and build new processes to make them work. Learning from each other is one of the…
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Happy Holidays!

Where ever you are, whoever you are, however you celebrate! There is a movement afoot to divide people. This year we've seen it grow in new and painful directions worldwide. But ADDA's strength has always been coming together. That's why…
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Women Connect and Unite: An Interview with Dr. Michelle Frank

By Patti Schwab The rate of women being diagnosed with ADHD has risen dramatically in recent years, which can bring a sense of relief and freedom, however the diagnoses itself does not erase a lifetime of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression…
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Impacted Roots and Broken Wings, An Interview with Evelyn Polk-Green

by Patti Schwab As an adult with ADHD Evelyn Green is all too familiar with the challenges of meeting the responsibilities of everyday life but guiding her adult children who also have ADHD is a new one. As she has…
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A New Member Looks Forward

By Nicole  I am a 23 year old first year graduate student at NYU. I was diagnosed with ADD (now ADHD-inattentive type) when I was 7 years old. I have never fully accepted the fact that I have this difference. I…
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The Evelyn Virginia Farmer Celebratory Membership

Recently, Evelyn Polk Green, a dear member of the ADDA family and past ADDA president who has served the ADHD community with great dedication, celebrated the full, vibrant, and tenacious life of her mother who passed away at the blessed…
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Thanks for …..

I actually didn't know Evelyn Polk, Mother of Evelyn Polk Green, though I had the honor of meeting her some years ago. All I know is the person who had impact on Evelyn Green and her two amazing sons, Perry…
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