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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…
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Your Memory – at Work, with ADHD in the Mix

by Sue West You’ve probably been there. Your sales manager asked how a certain prospect meeting went, but the meeting was 2 weeks ago. You couldn’t remember and didn’t know what to say. Or you’re learning a new software package…
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Believe that ADHD Can Lead You to Beautiful Things

By: Janet L. Schmidt Élise Gravel is an award-winning children’s book writer and illustrator who lives and works in Montreal, Quebec in Canada.  She was born in Montreal and started to draw not long after she could hold a crayon. …
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ADHD… Isn’t That What Kids Have?

By Terrie Lynda King In 1988, my son was eight years old the first time I heard of Attention Deficit Disorder.  After he was "staffed" at school and made to take many tests: eye test, IQ tests, Placebo versus Ritalin test,…
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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 Planner Pads Time Management System

A Product Review by the ADDA Product Review Team  Since planning and time management are common concerns for adults with ADHD, here at ADDA we are always looking for helpful tools to make life for our members a bit easier.…
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National Survey Reveals Impact of ADHD In Adults

At work, at home and in relationships, new survey findings point to ADHD challenges in adults. TITUSVILLE, N.J. (September 18, 2008) – Adults diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) say that having ADHD significantly impacts their ability to focus…
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