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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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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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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 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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Learn How Your Child Learns to Ease Transitions

Rachel is a 33-year-old parent with ADHD. Her 13-year-old daughter who is starting eighth grade this school year also has ADHD. Having grown up with ADHD, Rachel aware of what it takes to motivate herself and has helped her daughter…
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Message from the Editor: You Can’t Say No to Sari Solden’s New Videos!

Are you someone who gets excited about a lot of things and ends up taking on too much, only to realize it the day before something is due? That happens a lot to people with ADHD who are often interested…
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Ask Sari: What kind of professional should I look for to diagnose ADHD?

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Ask Sari….about ADHD and estrogen

Estrogen levels effect ADHD and our brains. What are your suggestions to cope when our stimulant meds don't work when estrogen levels bottom out right before our cycle starts?
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Ask Sari…..about late in life ADHD diagnosis

I'm an adult female, recently diagnosed with ADHD - Predominantly Inattentive Type at the age of 55. Have you run across a lot of scenarios where women weren't diagnosed until later in life because they (and their doctors) attributed their…
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Ask Sari…about how to encourage a young adult who might have ADHD

How do you approach and encourage a young adult with undiagnosed ADHD symptoms to get on board with those of us who understands the mysteries of the behaviors, without being too pushy?
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