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What can I do when I just want to give up – like dealing with clutter?

Q: What can I do when I just want to give up - like dealing with clutter? Please oh please don't give up! No seriously. Life is too amazing to just give up because your have wonky executive functions. Half…
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How do I get help for my adult daughter who is unmotivated?

Q: My 32 yr old daughter/roommate was diagnosed at age 8, was prescribed Dexadrine which her father and I did not give her. She is REALLY ADD, is addicted to online gaming, ie Dungeons and Dragons, etc. says is the…
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Does a person with ADHD have more difficulties dealing with chronic pain than a non-ADHDer?

Q: I have been diagnosed with ADHD and I also have a chronic pain condition.  My question is this: do you think that a person with ADHD has more difficulties dealing with chronic pain than non- ADHD?  It seems like…
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Are there ADHD coaches who specialize in the legal profession?

Q: Are there specific coaches or occupational therapists who specialize in legal profession / education--i.e. developing strategies to 'work around' the problem area / EF deficit to accomplish the specific tasks and goals unique to that setting (i.e. law school,…
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Is it too late for me?

Q: I'm 60 years young retired woman. I've never been happy with my life, and now I believe the main reason is ADHD. I've given up on pretty much every goal and dream I've ever had. I've struggled with relationships,…
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Just diagnosed with ADHD. How do I tell my family?

Q: I was just diagnosed with Inattentive-type ADHD back in December 2019, as a 45-year old woman.  I haven't told my parents yet as our relationship isn't the greatest though at the end of the day, though we are very…
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How do ADHD Coaches help?

Q: I've been hearing a lot recently about ADD Coaches and redirecting the stigma of having to change our habits to be more neurotypical. How do ADD Coaches help someone with ADD use the tools that they're already programmed with…
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In trouble at school…

Q: I am 16 years old and I want a diagnosis for ADHD. I display a lot of the symptoms and my teachers have also told me I should get this checked out. I always had a feeling that my…
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ADHD and Estrogen

Q: I had a hysterectomy about 14 years ago and was on estrogen and did well on it. For various reasons that I don't have time to go into, I was taken off the estrogen. I soon developed ADHD symptoms…
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Is this ADHD?

Q: I am 40 and all my life I have struggled with organising myself - retaining information.  If I'm asked to do 3 things, generally I do the first thing (possibly not completing it) and completely forgetting about the others.…
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