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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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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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Atlanta Educators, This One’s For You!

Greetings Atlanta Educators! As you might be aware the 30th Annual International Conference on ADHD is going to be held in your back yard on November 9-12, 2017, at the Atlanta Hilton! We think you will love our theme, “Connect…
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Atlanta or Bust – A Man with a Plan

By Patricia Schwab CONNECT AND RECHARGE is the theme of the 2017 International Conference on ADHD in Atlanta Nov 9 -12. ADDA is partnering with CHADD to offer an opportunity for hundreds of adults with ADHD to connect in a…
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Therapy Helped Me Take Back Control

By Nightshade For the past two years, I've blocked out my emotions. I feel this led to my impulsive behavior including taking illegal drugs, risky sexual behavior, skipping school and more. It all stemmed from a lack of self-control. Of…
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Tell Your Story… To More People

My name is Emily Dorffer. I'd like to share with you a publication opportunity for disabled writers. With the help of staff at Johns Hopkins University, I am compiling a short story anthology exclusively featuring short stories written by people…
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Moving To a Better State of Mind

We sometimes get caught up in painful vicious circles that never seemed to be resolved. For some it’s having the same argument over and over again with your spouse. Others might be so mired in self- doubt that despite all…
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Back on Track with the Easy Wellness Club

By Annette Tabor I am an adult who diagnosed with ADHD late in life. I was almost fifty when I realized I was more depressed and frustrated than happy. My ADHD was preventing me from getting the job done, at…
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The Value of Persistence

as related to Patti Schwab Three years ago, I was laid off from my position of 20 years as an office administrator. I was very depressed. It was a real loss; I hadn't realized how much that role had defined me…
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The Devil Is In the Details

I was diagnosed with ADHD at 36 years old, not long after our 7-year-old son was diagnosed. Although surprised, I didn’t see it as a problem as I had easily taken advantage of my ADHD strengths and was very successful…
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