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ADDA Stands Together

The ADHD community has focused and continues to focus on the needs and stories of white ADHD. This is not okay. This is systemic racism. Recognition is the essential precursor to change. Only with acceptance can we take steps to…
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If You Don’t Get It, We Might Spread It

I want to share a music video made by Dean Solden and Howard Morris, a former ADDA president, with our ADDA family. Dean Solden is a familiar figure to any ADDA member who's participated in or attended the world famous…
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Welcome to #ADHDCon2020!

We are thrilled to announce once again, ADDA, CHADD and the ACO are partnering to bring you the 2020 Virtual International Conference on ADHD. It will be happening November 5-7, 2020. This online-only event will still bring together adults, coaches,…
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Follow Your Heart to a Happy Place

Interview by Annette Tabor ADDA Support Group Calls are the best! As ADDA members we can't wait to call in and connect with our friends. Gary Gleason from Nevada wins the prize! He refused to let circumstance stand in the…
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I Didn’t See THAT Coming

Dear ADDA community, The Covid-19 pandemic has changed things over the last few days and weeks. So please... Stay safe. Stay home. It’s simple advice. But it’s not easy. We have lost structure. And connection. Without our routines, without people,…
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Technology “Inclusiveness”

By Duane Gordon   Microsoft has an office of “Disability Inclusion.” But does it include us?  We Depend on Technology... Technology has probably saved my life. It has saved my sanity and my career. As an adult with ADHD, I’m sure you’ll agree…
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A Little Talent Goes a Long Way

The Talent Show was as popular as ever at last year's Conference on ADHD in Atlanta. And of course, it's coming back this year in St. Louis! If you'd like to sign up, you can do so here. If you're…
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Don’t Blame Ritalin for Tragedy

At the end of last week, we heard news that is all too common in recent times. An armed teenager went to his school and assassinated ten of his fellow classmates. Were this the end of the story, we would…
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JessicaMcCabe

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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