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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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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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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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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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The Evelyn Virginia Farmer Celebratory Membership

Recently, Evelyn Polk Green, a dear member of the ADDA family and past ADDA president who has served the ADHD community with great dedication, celebrated the full, vibrant, and tenacious life of her mother who passed away at the blessed…
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ADDA Gains in Popularity; Offering New Diet/Exercise Workgroup April 3

ADDA is an adult attention deficit disorder group whose members previously connected primarily at conference. With the popularity and cost-saving options the Internet offers, ADDA has expanded online, and people love what we’re doing. This past year boasted the group’s…
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ADDA Adds New Virtual Support Groups for 2017

By Michelle Teel, ADDA Insider, editor The 2017 year starts with three new ADHD virtual peer support groups to help ADDA members and those who love them better understand ADHD.  “I get by with a little help from my friends”…
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ADDA Position Statement on the 2016 US Presidential Election

Following the most contentious, divisive election in the history of the United States, we know there may be understandable consternation and uncertainty among ADDA members. Some might wonder if recent and upcoming political events will impact our tight-knit community here…
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