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When Surfing the Net

When attending the ADDA conference in Atlanta, Dr. Todd Love, was struck by the number of adults with ADHD who were able to gather together to offer support to each other.  In speaking with many of the ADDA members there,…
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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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My Story (Or At Least the ADD Part)

By Dr. Miriam Reiss Twenty-one years ago, a career coaching client came to my office and proclaimed, with tears in her eyes, “You have to read this book so you’ll understand me.” In reading the book, Sari Solden’s “Women with Attention Deficit…
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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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What About Dogs and ADHD – Does it Work?

In my years of practicing Counseling Psychology I have been asked to write letters in support of allowing patients to own a pet in a condominium. Condo rules may prohibit pets due to fears of the mess or barking. However,…
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Believe in Your Strengths and The Value of Your Differences

By Gabriel One of my typical ADHD behaviors in an elementary school classroom was to constantly recline my desk and balance on it.  Teachers would call my attention on this all the time.  Also, I just couldn't keep my shoes on, so…
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How to Use Your Trampoline as the Ultimate ADHD Management Tool

By Adam Eyal  If you suffer from ADHD, you might have used a trampoline as a form of therapy as a child, but did you know that it can be just as effective a management tool when you reach adulthood?…
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Social Skills Guru Caroline Maguire Pilots Program for ADHD Adults

Interviewed by Patti Schwab The title of your presentation " Why Does No One Like Me? Learn How to Read the Room to Create a More Positive Social Approach” can you tell us how you came to offer a session…
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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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Resilience + Knowledge = Helping Others Find Answers

Interview by Patti Schwab Bethany grew up in a very structured family. Her father was in the military, and the family moved back and forth between Whidbey Island, Washington and Pensacola, Florida. Bethany was always the new kid. Being so…
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