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Am I Wasting Time? Or Just Slowing Down? Pandemic Time and the ADHD BrainWithout commutes and PTA meetings and date nights, it's easy to lose track of time.

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"What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before My Flaming ADHD Burnout""You are not invincible or capable of the impossible. You are not omniscient. No one will hate you for not taking on every project."

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What Happens When Our Kids Lose Track of Time a€” for a Full YearThis is triply true in a pandemic, when our kids' guardrails of school, sports, and social activities are gone.

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12 Questions Everyone Has About ADHDEspecially if they think they have it. Or think someone they love has it. Or were diagnosed and are desperately trying to prove it's not true.

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A€œMy Daughter Was an Underachiever. A New Way of Learning Changed That.a€"In return for giving up so many of the rituals of adolescence, Elena has learned how to put forth effort, risk embarrassment, and trust in her own abilities."

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Demonstrate and Encourage Better Organization When Both You and Your Child Have ADHD-Remote LearningIn this lesson from our online course, "P2P - Helping your Child to Navigate Remote Learning", we will focus on identifying organizational challenges that you and your child face.

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Study: College Students with ADHD at Greater Risk for Low Grades, Dropping OutCollege students with ADHD face an elevated risk for significant academic difficulties, including low grades and high dropout rates, according to a recent study that systematically examined the functioning of students with attention deficit in higher education.

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ADHD Summer Camps Will Likely Open a€“ Safely and Differently a€“ in 2021In short, yes. Most day, overnight, and specialized ADHD camps are confident they will welcome campers — with COVID tests, face masks, and other safety protocols — in a few months.

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"8 Rules of Wellbeing: An Aid Kit for Women with ADHD""The irony of wellbeing is that it requires consistent diligence and self-awareness — not traditional ADHD strong points."

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The ADHD a€“ Depression Link: Symptom Parallels and DistinctionsADHD and depression are closely related and commonly mistaken comorbid conditions. Learn how symptoms overlap, how to distinguish signs and avoid diagnosis mistakes, and how to treat comorbid depression and ADHD.

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Reacting to ADHD Memes!My team sent me ADHD related memes to react to. I've never done this kind of content before, but let me know your thoughts in the comments down below.

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A€œMy ADHD Was Misdiagnosed for Decades:a€ Stories of Misread Symptoms, Advocacy and EpiphanyADHD misdiagnosis stories are all too common. Particularly among adults, symptoms like rejection sensitivity, poor focus, and stress are diagnosed as depression, anxiety, and even bipolar disorder.

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"I'm a Teacher with Nonverbal Learning Disorder. And I'm Exactly Who I Needed As a Child.""I strive to create a classroom environment where my students know they will be successful, no matter what."

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Teen Jobs Could Be More Powerful a€” and Tricky a€” Than EverTeen jobs build self-esteem, executive functions, and skills — if part-time employees with ADHD use supports like calendars, reminder apps, and notebooks to stay on track.

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Study: Patients with ADHD Plus Disruptive Behavior Disorder Possess a Unique Genetic SegmentIndividuals with ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders share roughly 80% of the genetic variants associated with aggressive and antisocial behaviors, according to a recent Spanish study.

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How to Manage Time in a Disorienting Pandemic: 4 Steps to Restore Order and ProductivityManaging time and maintaining productivity remains a persistent and frustrating pandemic challenge for many people with ADHD.

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12 Ways to Resist Impulse Buying: ADHD Shopping SecretsImpulse buying leads to money problems for people with ADHD who struggle with impulsive behaviors, poor planning and organization, and other executive function deficits.

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Life Skills to Help Your Child's Growth for Parents of High School College StudentsIn this webinar, Jessica McLaren, discusses 3 life skills to support your child during these difficult years.

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16 Strong Reactions to "I Don't Want to Do My Homework! "ADDitude recently asked parents of students with ADHD, "What are your most effective strategies for avoiding homework arguments?"

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"It's OK to Be Not OK, According to Mindfulness""I've learned that resisting and pushing away the unpleasant reality I may be experiencing does nothing to improve it."

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How to Support Children with Language Processing Disorders: A Parent's GuideDoes your child have language processing disorder — including receptive language disorder, expressive language disorder, or a mix of both?

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Why I say "Hello Brains,". . and What is a "Heart? "ITunes: Music: : Show Must Be Go", "Carefree", "Life of Riley", "Bittersweet" Kevin MacLeod"

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How to Manage Your Anger Before It Bubbles to a BoilEmotion regulation, already an ADHD-related challenge, grows more strained and fragile in a pandemic lived in closed quarters.

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Healthy Habits Forged in a Pandemic: The Lifestyle Changes We Will KeepWhat lifestyle habits — foisted on you during the pandemic — do you plan to keep once quarantines are lifted?

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Parent to Parent: Helping Your Child with ADHD Navigate Remote LearningParents with ADHD will learn to create a remote learning routine, demonstrate and encourage better organization, understand and incorporate strategies that eliminate distractions, teach time management skills, and learn self-care tips.

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"I'm an ADHD Support Specialist. So, Why Do I Find It So Hard to Help My ADD Partner? "As a learning support teacher and mentor for young people with ADHD, I’ve often wondered why the strategies I use to successfully help my clients often fall flat when I try and apply them to help my own partner – who has ADD.

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Finding More Happiness for Both Partners When One Person has ADHDDownload the handouts: where one partner has ADHD typically have the same struggles as other couples, but perhaps more frequently and more intensely.

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ADHD, African Americans and Success: The Lived experience of actress Wendy Davis"I want to share one more message with the young girl who sent me that Instagram message and with others who are struggling with ADHD/ADD."

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ADHD Explained in One SentenceHow do you summarize the broad spectrum of symptoms of Attention Disorder? Is it possible to capture such a complex, situational, gene-driven diagnosis in a few words?

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Does Bad Behavior Make Me a Bad Person?"None of my ADHD symptoms could excuse the fact that, at times, I could be flat-out obnoxious."

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5 Ways to Reframe Anxiety for Your Worried TeenAnxiety in teens is common — and stressful. With ADHD, the adolescent years are ripe for outsize worry and fear of the unknown, especially in the midst of a pandemic.

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How Do You Talk to Your Child About ADHD? Advice from Fellow ParentsTalking to your child about ADHD in positive, relatable, realistic ways is crucial. These conversations will help them better understand their ADHD brain and harness its unique strengths.

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Review: ADHD Three Times More Common in People with Mood DisordersAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder is three times more common in people with mood disorders compared to those without, according to a meta-analysis published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.1ADHD was also found to be 1.7 times more common in patients with bipolar disorder compared to those with major depressive disorder.

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ADHD and Autism Relationship AccommodationsWe all have needs. We all need our relationships to help meet those needs. So...

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11 Steps To Remedy College Reading ChallengesReading challenges are common among students with ADHD — especially college students with heavy reading loads.

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How ADHD Impairs Major Life ActivitiesThe symptoms of ADHD affected more than school performance. They reach into every aspect of life and can impair major life activities at work, school, socially and financially.

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21 Ways to Make Lemonade During the Sourest TimesThese activities for kids with ADHD — suggested by summer camp and school experts — are designed to build self-esteem, social skills, and motivation for learning in an online environment that is no one's ideal.

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"I'm the ADHD Spouse. And These 6 Lessons Have Fortified My Marriage.""I learned the hard way that my emotional state almost always affects the situation at hand."

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A€œI Fight for My Students Because No One Fought for Me.a€"Dropping out of high school is what made me an excellent candidate for school board trustee."

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Study: DESR a Core Component of ADHD in Children, Leading to Sleep DifficultiesA new study has revealed elevated rates of deficient emotional self-regulation and sleep problems among children with untreated and treated ADHD, suggesting that DESR is a core feature of ADHD that should be considered in both diagnosis and treatment.

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"How My Son's ADHD Masked His Dyslexia for Three Decades.""Imagine my surprise when, in a phone call with my now 30-year-old son, he informed me that, while I'd gotten lots of things right about ADHD, I had completely missed his dyslexia."

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How to Shepherd a€” Not Carry a€” Your Child Toward FulfillmentYour job as a parent is not to sculpt your child to fulfill your own expectations, but to be a guide, supervisor, provider, nurturer, and protector of their unique gifts and strengths.

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How a Cactus Made My Child's Self-Esteem Bloom"A cactus may not seem like something a seven-year-old should have in her bedroom, but it has given her a sense of accomplishment I never expected."

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A€œRSD Has Blessed Me with an Immense Capacity for Feeling a€” and I'm Grateful.a€"Just as a force of nature can be powerful and destructive, RSD can also bring me to my knees in awe and wonder."

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Are You Ducking and Dodging the Connections You Need Most?Feeling connected - to ourselves and to others - is key to living a life or purpose.

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What is Sensory Processing Sensitivity? Traits, Insights, and ADHD LinksSensory processing sensitivity is a trait that explains why up to 30 percent of people experience strong reactions to stimuli - strong smells, bright lights, other people's moods, and even caffeine.

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ADHD Medication and College Students: Prevent Misuse, Abuse, and DiversionAlthough prescription stimulants are often highly effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children, adolescents, and adults, problems of non-medical misuse and abuse of prescription stimulants among adolescents, college students, and adults have become evident in recent years.

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After the Thrill: Avoiding a Hyperfocus HangoverADHD hyperfocus is one considerable upside of an ADHD diagnosis, but the mental crash that follows intense focus can be discouraging and even trigger mood disorders.

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"When I Look Back, It Is Hard Not to Feel Like I Was Failed.a€"We don't talk enough about the heartache that comes with seemingly unrealized potential. Knowing I couldn't live up to dreams and expectations that were set out for me, because the deck was stacked against me, hurts."

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Relief, Grief, and More Raw Reactions to an Adult ADHD DiagnosisReceiving an ADHD diagnosis in adulthood can evoke a range of emotions. Common feelings include relief over finally understanding life-long challenges, anger over not getting help sooner, and grief over the lost years and opportunities.

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Homework, Organization, and Time Management Strategies to Help Kids with ADHDLearn key principles for promoting homework, organization, and time management skills in youth with ADHD -Discuss specific strategies for encouraging homework recording and planning, organization of materials, and time Bio Melissa Dvorsky, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in attention, learning, behavior and ADHD in children,...

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A€œMy Unconventional Approach to Finding Peace with ADHD: Embrace Chaos""My brain and my natural rhythms are different; I thrive on the headlong dive into things, the messy beauty of pedal-to-the-metal pressure."

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Don't Discount the Importance of Creativity: How Art Builds Confidence"According to scores of research studies, when your brain creates art, it nourishes a host of other systems that affect learning, such as motor skills, brain-wave patterns, attention, emotional balance, serotonin production, and the nervous system."

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What I Wish I Knew About Adhd When I Was YoungerAll right so here we go... Hello Rick yeah it's Rick I'm calling from the future, from your future well it's our future, it's my present yeah I have good news, you make it to 67 years of age, I know you were worried you weren't going to make it, yeah it's true, when you get here prepare for some surprises, you still have a model railroad, I...

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Simplify Your Life: 7 Habits That Bring Calm and StabilityThe ADHD brain craves stimulation. It often performs well amid bursts of chaos and pressure.

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February Sweepstakes: Win a Revibe ConnectEnter to win a Revibe Connect — the discrete vibration reminder system that helps children with focus and attention issues to stay on task and boost their confidence naturally.

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Digital Brain Timer for Getting Projects Done!Use our "Brain Timers" to help you get your tasks done! There are three to chose from.

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Study: PMDD, Menopause, Postpartum Depression May Be More Severe in Women with ADHDPMDD , postpartum depression, and menopause are hormone-related mood disorders that may disproportionately impact women with ADHD, according to a new study.

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How I Beat "Revenge Bedtime Procrastination" and Got My Life BackIf you find yourself prioritizing leisure over sleep by scrolling through your newsfeed or watching just one more episode during prime sleep hours, then you might be engaging in revenge bedtime procrastination.

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"A Lifetime of Apologizing a€” and Lying a€” to Cover My ADHD Tracks""It might not be fair to call this an ADHD trait, but the truth is I have lied habitually to cover my dysfunctional working memory."

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What is a Pomodoro and How Can it Help with ADHD?Hello Brains! This is our definitions series, which defines common terms used in the ADHD community.

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The 4-Year College Track is Not Right for EveryoneRoughly three-quarters of college students with ADHD will drop out at one point or another.

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How's Your Emotional Resilience? Learning to Cope with Intense ADHD FeelingsCultivating emotional resilience helps children and adults with ADHD manage the intense, dysregulated feelings synonymous with the condition.

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"what Happened When I Replaced ‘adhd' With ‘added'.""These are our characteristics: added distractions; added imagination; added energy, inventiveness, irritability, impulsiveness, creativity... Other people are less likely to have them."

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A€œQ: Intense Emotions are Ruining My Life. How Can I Control My Temper? a€Emotional dysregulation is the most challenging aspect of ADHD for many individuals. Anger and other intense feelings threaten to ruin relationships from professional to personal.

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"It's Time To Go! " How to Smooth Transitions and Avoid MeltdownsEnding a play date, giving back the iPad, turning off the TV — read these tips for smooth transitions that will minimize the meltdowns when it's time for your child to "move on."

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Ask the Expert: ADHD and Curbing Impulsive Spending to Help Your RelationshipStephanie Moulton Sarkis is a bestselling author and psychotherapist specializing in anxiety, gaslighting, narcissistic abuse, and ADHD.

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"My ADHD is Like Curious George — Only More Nefarious""To help me see the ADHD, I came up with a visual aid - of ADHD as a monkey on my back."

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A€œMental Health is About Reclaiming Control Where I Now Have None.a€"One of the hardest things about this virus has been that lack of control over the parameters of my existence, which makes me numb, helpless, demotivated and frustrated."

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Study: Adults with Subclinical ADHD Experience Greater Impairment After Sleep DeprivationSleep deprivation can cause greater cognitive impairment in adults with subclinical ADHD symptoms than seen in adults with low ADHD symptoms, according to a recent study.

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A Deceptively Simple System for Getting More Done with ADHDWe all have them — those tasks or projects that tax all of our executive functions and require excessive effort to complete.

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When the Kitchen Is the Family RoomThe kitchen is a default gathering space for many families. But without structure and order, the space can quickly become chaotic and unusable.

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Rhythm Notion: 10 Benefits of Music for ADHD BrainsThe benefits of music are wide-ranging and well documented. From teaching empathy and improving memory and concentration, to helping track time and easing emotions, music can change the life of a child with ADHD.

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"Q: How Can I Teach Empathy to My 15-Year-Old? "The teen years see remarkable development in the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain responsible for emotions — regulating your own and tuning into the emotions of others.

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Rejection Sensitivity Is Worse for Girls and Women with ADHDToo many women with ADHD choose isolation to avoid the emotional pain of rejection — an unhealthy sacrifice with health repercussions.

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Review: Teacher Training Programs Improve ADHD Knowledge, BehaviorsWhen teachers receive training in the symptoms and manifestations of ADHD, the result is improved knowledge and positive behaviors toward students with ADHD, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Anger + RegretThe problem was neurology, ADHD and nobody saw it, of course you only tend to come to that "if only" after you've been taking on and experimenting with various ADHD friendly tools and strategies and supports and you've discovered ones that make a difference for you, sometimes a huge difference, it's tricky.

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A€œQ: How Can I Encourage My Teen to Clean and Organize His Room? a€Getting a teenager to clean their room regularly feels like an impossible and exhausting task.

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Why ADHD in Women is Routinely Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Treated InadequatelyLingering stereotypes, referral bias, internalized symptoms, gender role expectations, comorbidities, and hormonal fluctuations all complicate the ADHD presentation in women.

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Why it's So Hard to Achieve a GoalHello Brains! For this episode, ADHD Coach Alan R. Graham talks about how to set a goal - and I spin it into a wildly complicated metaphor to help me remember it.

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A€œDiscipline is a Balance a€“ and Other Behavioral Insights for ADHD Familiesa€With time, I learned that discipline is a balance. It’s understanding that, with ADHD, my child’s emotions and behavior won’t always compare to what I see in other children her age.

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Don't Be a Victim of Your To-Do ListIf the classic to-do list works for your ADHD brain, that's terrific. I make them myself, and I find them helpful.

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Review: Computer Simulation Can Supplement Cognitive Tests Used to Evaluate ADHD SymptomsThe process for evaluating and diagnosing ADHD symptoms may be improved by using computational models, or computer simulations that compare normal brain processes to dysfunctional processes, according to a new review of cognitive tests used by clinicians.

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10 Rules for Life Crystallized by the Pandemic: ADHD Lessons LearnedOver the last 10 months, ADDitude readers have had no choice but to confront, stare straight in the eye, and better understand the ADHD-related challenges that influence their lives.

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"How My Wild, Creative Craft Was Made More Wonderful with Structure.a€"Going to a tutor allowed me to break through the cycle of ADHD-related shame and disappointment that kept me back from other writing projects."

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ADHD and Suicide Risk FactorsDr. Olivardia presents this information in an uncomplicated way so parents of children with ADHD, adults with ADHD and educators also learn and benefit from the information that is research studies have demonstrated that children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD are at elevated risk for suicide.

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Study: Assortative Mating Negatively Relationships of Adults with ADHDAssortative mating, attraction to partners who exhibit similar behaviors, is more common among adults with ADHD, according to a new study that found adults with ADHD are more likely to have partners with clinically significant symptoms of ADHD, which increases the likelihood of relationship problems.

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A€œQ: My Teen is Bottling Up His Emotions. How Can I Encourage Him to Share Them? a€Many teens resist sharing their feelings, fears, and hopes with parents, preferring to speak to friends or channel emotions through activities.

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"7 Reasons Why You Need More Analog Clocks"Analog clocks are not outdated; they are powerful productivity tools for adults with ADHD who struggle with time blindness, deadlines, time estimation.

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My Child Has Lost All Motivation! Distance Learning, Round 3Boredom, excessive worry, and executive dysfunction are all diminishing motivation for remote learners with ADHD during this pandemic.

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Study: Nearly One in Four Women with ADHD Has Attempted SuicideAdults with ADHD are five times more likely to attempt suicide than their neurotypical peers, according to a new Canadian study that found the greatest disparity among women.

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A€œI Can Finally Say a€“ in the Midst of a Pandemic a€“ That Ia€™m in Control of My Life.a€"My life before this appeared perfect, but on the inside I always knew there was something missing."

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A€œWhen Mental Fatigue Sinks Its Claws in to My ADHD Brain… a€Mental fatigue can trigger physical, emotional, and psychological exhaustion in adults with ADHD navigating the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic.

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Could a Behavior Intervention Plan Help Your Student with ADHD?If your child acts out, interrupts, yells, or loses academic focus, it may be time for a behavior intervention plan.

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New Years InspirationHello Brains! Thank you SO MUCH to those who participated in the 90 day challenge - for those of you who'd like to try it on your own PRINTABLE STICKER CHART to help us remember to do something every also do this again next year!

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Hyper-Sensitivity, Hyper Reactivity, and ADHD with Dr Kathleen NadeauSo here you have a person dealing with this and having difficulty controlling their self-expression, what I often describe girls and later women with ADHD struggling with is being hyper reactive.

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Meditation for the Bored and Restless: How to Practice Mindfulness with ADHDMindfulness — the act of directing one's attention to the present — can help reduce stress and anxiety in overactive ADHD minds, improve mood, and round out an effective ADHD treatment plan.

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Q: My ADHD Teen Reacts Aggressively to Limits!Anger issues erupt when teens with ADHD lack clear boundaries and consequences. Good behavior results from a feeling of safety and consistency that comes from parental containment, an authoritative approach that is as unambiguous as it is powerful.

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Q: How Can I Manage My Teen's Intense Emotions?Teenage emotions can be intense and dysregulated, especially if your adolescent has ADHD. Here, learn calming strategies that ease even the most extreme emotions in puberty.

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ADHD and Planning AheadIt's easy to focus on the things you don't do well that other people seem to handle easily.

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Comfort and Joy: Swaddling the Holidays for My Sensory-Challenged ChildWhen Lee was diagnosed with ADHD and sensory processing disorder at the age of 6, I found a new way to approach the holidays.

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Tackle One Thing Today with an ADHD CoachAdults with ADHD may need some external accountability and encouragement. These ADHD coaches can help you stay productive and reach your goals.

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Q: My Teen Wants ‘Cool Kid' Friends, or None at AllThe ‘cool kids' don't extend invitations or friendship, but your lonely child refuses to look beyond this social clique that repeatedly scorns him.

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Study: Diagnosed and Subthreshold ADHD Equally Impair Educational Outcomes in ChildrenChildren with diagnosed and subthreshold ADHD both experienced impaired academic and non-academic performance compared to controls used in an Australian study examining the two community cohorts.

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4 Reasons Why My ADHD Brain Rejects Zoom"Studying our co-workers in their native environments is fascinating. We laugh as pets and children wiggle onto laps during Zoom calls."

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One Thing Today: Start Small and Keep Going in 2021New Year's Resolutions don't work for ADHD brains. But small changes — made with purpose and realistic expectations — can add up to huge change.

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"Q: My Teen Thinks His ADHD Makes Him ‘Worthless.""Teens with ADHD can be prone to having a low sense of self-worth because of the negative messaging they've picked up about themselves over the years."

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Research Review: Medications for ADHD TreatmentA recent and noteworthy research review published in The New England Journal of Medicine summarized main findings over the past decade regarding ADHD medication use, abuse, efficacy, side effects, and safety.

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How the Pandemic Stole ChristmasEmbraces, laughter, human connections. These are the heartbeat of this season, even for the ADHD introverts among us.

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Study: Discontinuing Stimulant Medication Negatively Impacts Pregnant Women with ADHDWomen with ADHD experience negative impacts on mood and family functioning when they discontinue stimulant medication use during pregnancy, according to a new observational cohort study that suggests medical professionals should consider overall functioning and mental health when offering treatment guidance to expectant mothers.

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"Dear Kids: I'm Adapting to Your Circus. Please Return the Favor.""I may not be the ‘Perfect Mom' but I'm the only one you've got. Just as I'm getting used to living with your circus, it would really help if you got used to mine."

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Ask the Expert: Mindfulness, Stress, and EmotionDownload the handouts: as ADHD is more than many people realize, so is mindfulness. ADHD is a wide-ranging disorder that undermines executive function, causes stress, and potentially impacts near every aspect of daily life.

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ADHD and Self EsteemIn gym class I was great at dodge ball if you were on the other team.

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A€œI Felt Guilty for Knowing Better a€“ But Never Being Able to Do Bettera€"I was overwhelmed with relief to finally know that I'm not a terrible, lazy selfish, person full of excuses."

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Who Do You Tell About Your ADHD?The choice to reveal an ADHD diagnosis is a private - and often nuanced - one that ultimately comes down to one thing: stigma.

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Study: Time Perception Deficits More Prevalent Among Children with ADHDChildren with ADHD demonstrate a less accurate and precise perception of time, overestimate time intervals, and sense time passing more slowly than do their non-ADHD counterparts, according to a new study.

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What is a "body double," and how does it help?Body doubling is a strategy a lot of ADHD Brains use to help us focus.

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7 Self-Defeating Behaviors That Aggravate ADHDIntentionally or not, you probably engage in behaviors and habits that make your life harder than it needs to be.

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CHADD's Holiday SavingsThis holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving. We have something for everyone who's managing ADHD.

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"Q: Why is My Teen Suddenly Unmotivated to Apply for College? ""Your teen is likely not motivated about college because what college looks now is up in the air."

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How to Fall Asleep with a Rowdy, Racing ADHD BrainSleep difficulties — falling asleep quickly, staying asleep, and waking up on time — go hand-in-hand with ADHD.

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Ask the Expert Helping Children with ADHD LD Conquer Chronic StressDr. Jerome Schultz, a clinical neuropsychologist and expert on ADHD/Learning Disorders, discusses the impact of chronic stress on children with disorder and/or learning disabilities.

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Free Resources to Help College Students Safely Manage Prescribed Stimulant Medications for ADHDWhether at home or on campus, if you are a college student with ADHD trying to manage your prescription stimulant medication, these free resources provide information about managing your prescription safely and responsibly.

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Morning Matters with ADHDMichele Novotni, PhD, to discusses the challenges of ADHD mornings, and provides useful tips and techniques to help manage mornings.

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The Monsters Lurking Inside: How I Avoid Getting Consumed by My ADHD Mind"My ‘puppy' ideas grow uncontrollably sometimes. But like with real puppies, control is not about trying to prevent them from growing."

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People First LanguagePeople First Language is a way of communicating that reflects knowledge and respect for people with disabilities by choosing words that recognize the person first and foremost as the primary reference and not his or her disability.

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Q: Online Schooling Is a Nightmare. How Can I Help My Struggling Teen?If your teen hates, avoids, and/or is failing online learning, try asking the school for help, and try these small but helpful adjustments at home to boost motivation and build up confidence.

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7 Ways to Explain ADHDYou only have to skim through the chat rooms and the comments on the TotallyADD videos on our YouTube channel to get a sense of how complex the spectrum of ADHD symptoms can be.

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Where Does ‘Introvert' End and Social Anxiety Begin?Social anxiety disorder is common among adults with ADHD, who feel crippled by weak executive functions, lagging social skills, and a lifetime of criticism.

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How to Fix Your CreditSpecial thanks to Rick for helping us learn how to do it in a way that's ADHD friendly.

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"Let Me Tell You How ADHD Runs in My Family"In a recent survey, ADDitude readers shared stories of how ADHD has run in their families for generations.

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Is it Adult ADHD?To learn more about ADHD signs and symptoms, visit CHADD.org. CHADD's PSA commercial aired on LAFF TV networks on 11/30/20.

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A€œI Gave Myself Permission to Be Who I Was Meant to Be.a€I am ready to share my discovery, at last. The root of all those personal quirks that I despised – talking over the teacher as a child, searching for the glasses perched on my head, and even paying to tow my car when it had simply just ran out of fuel – suddenly became so vivid one day.

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The Heavy, Honest Lived Experiences of ADHD AdultsImpulsivity and inattention are not the most debilitating or noticeable symptoms of ADHD in most adults.

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Music Is Magic: 9 Hacks to "Beat" ADHD Symptoms"In my clinical experience with adults with ADHD, I've seen first-hand how music helps reduce many of ADHD's daily complications."

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Build a Better Relationship with Food to Benefit Your ADHD BrainThe ADHD brain needs healthy, whole foods and nutrients to perform at optimal levels. But ADHD can sometimes impede healthy eating, leading to a chicken-or-egg quandary.

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A€œWhy Women with ADHD Benefit the Most from Meditation.a€Women with ADHD experience unique stressors and demands. With or without ADHD medication, meditation can form part of a treatment plan that improves quality of life.

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Exploring how my psychiatric service dog can help with ADHD and AnxietyChloe and I begin working with a trainer. Follow our journey: @servicedaug For more on grief: / work with Chris For more on service animals: more on the social model of disability: : : us on Patreon: WROTE A SONG!

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Your Donation Changes LivesYour donation to CHADD supports struggling families and adults through outreach activities, the call center for those facing a life challenge, and many other resources that empower the ADHD community.

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Q&A: Is It Worth Seeking an ADHD Diagnosis After 50?ADHD doesn't disappear with age. Yet many older adults with symptoms of ADHD are misdiagnosed and go without proper treatment and care.

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Study: Long-Term Health Outcomes of Childhood ADHD are Chronic, SevereChildhood ADHD should be considered a chronic health problem that increases the likelihood of adverse long-term health outcomes, according to a population-based birth cohort study of children with ADHD and psychiatric disorders.

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Study: Children with ADHD More Likely to Bully a€” and to Be BulliedChildren with ADHD are more likely than their neurotypical peers to be the bully, the victim of bullying, or both, according to a new study.

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A€œQ: Why Does Fear of Failure Cripple My Teen with ADHD? a€Is your teen easily discouraged? Do they avoid activities where “success” isn’t guaranteed? These signs typically point to low self-esteem, likely developed due to years of negative messaging — common among individuals with ADHD.

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ABCs of ADHDDo I Have ADD? About ADHD About ADHD part in our twice monthly chats about ADHD by becoming a Patron ADHD Alphabet A is for Attention This is the core of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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5 ADHD Organization Tools That Never Work for Me a€“ and 5 That Do"Given ADHD's wide-ranging symptoms, not to mention our individual strengths and weaknesses, it makes sense that one person's treasured tools and strategies are another person's trash."

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Will I Ever Overcome the Agony of Criticism?"When I started the Ph.D. program, I assumed that the forgetful, inattentive aspect of my ADHD would be the most difficult part to overcome."

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Q&A: Could My Toddler Really Have ADHD? How Can I Tell?ADHD in toddlers manifests through extreme behaviors, emotions, and reactions as well as typical ADHD symptoms such as hyperactivity and inattentiveness.

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It's College Application Season! 7 Practical Pointers for Teens with ADHD"If you want to go to college, there is a college for you. You are bringing something very special to a college campus, and you deserve an equally special learning experience."

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Study: ADHD May Diminish Brain Tolerance to Subconcussive Head ImpactsRepetitive subconcussive head impacts, or hits to the head that don't result in overt concussion symptoms, may be more harmful to the brains of individuals with ADHD than they are to brains of those without the disorder.

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"Q: My Teen's Screen Time is Bananas. How Can We Cut Back, Realistically? "Too much screen time is a common complaint among parents of teens with ADHD — even more so in quarantine.

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Study: Improved Chore Completion Linked to ADHD Medication Efficacy After SchoolChildren with ADHD who report positive benefits from medication in the after-school hours are more likely to meet parental expectations for chore completion, according to a recent study that analyzed the relationship between ADHD medication and household chore performance.

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Listen to "How CBT and ADHD Coaching Can Help Adults Manage Their Symptoms Naturally" with J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., and David Giwerc, episode 327Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for adult ADHD, will highlight the similarities, differences, and opportunities for combining these therapies to better manage symptoms.

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5 Pieces of ADHD Advice Every Parent Should HearThe ADHD advice that every parent should hear: Adjust your expectations based on executive functioning age, teach self-directed talk, don't hover, and don't accommodate your child's inflexibility.

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Does Trauma Cause ADHD? And Vice Versa?Could experiencing traumatic stress cause ADHD in me or my child? What is the ADHD-PTSD link?

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A€œMy Earliest Memory of ADHD Hyperfixation Is… a€In a recent ADDitude survey, readers shared familiar and amazing stories of their ADHD hyperfocus — like reading for 10 hours straight without a break or pulling an all-nighter to finish tax returns.

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"Q: My Son Doesn't Care About Anything! What's Going On? "Teen apathy is real - and common. If your child doesn't seem to care about anything beyond video games, it's probably due to low self-esteem.

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Bridging Executive Function Gaps in Middle School: ADHD Strategies for Distance LearningExecutive functions strain and suffer in middle school as workloads increase and developing ADHD brains struggle to catch up — especially in distance learning.

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How My Bored 9-Year-Old Became a Quarantine EntrepreneurFour months into the quarantine, my daughter asked to bake some scones. That set her life — and our family's weekends — on a trajectory we could not have predicted at the time.

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Q: What Have You Learned About Your ADHD During the Pandemic?"I can't do it all, no matter how much energy I devote to doing it all." What truths have you learned about your ADHD during the pandemic?

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Life with ADHDTake our short 'Do I Have ADD? ' quiz our blog '23 Signs You Do Not Have ADHD' a Patron of TotallyADD and join our live Chats with Rick Green twice a month you lose things often?

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Q: My Teen Is Suffering Quarantine Fatigue. How Can I Lift the Dark Cloud?If your teen with ADHD hates remote learning and social distancing, help them by reintroducing connection and enthusiasm in their lives — and by getting them evaluated if their behaviors are worrying.

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Being OK with Change: How to Fortify Your Child's Cognitive FlexibilityNew and unfamiliar situations are uncomfortable for many children with ADHD. In a year of relentless change, how can you help your child adapt?

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The ADHD and Addiction Link: Addictive Behaviors in Adults ExplainedMany adults with ADHD exhibit addictive behaviors — addiction to food, to marijuana, to the Internet.

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"I'm Fat. I Have ADHD. And I Won't Be Ashamed Anymore.""If you are fat with ADHD, the mirror that society holds up to you reinforces all of your worst suspicions about yourself."

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Childhood Trauma and ADHD: A Complete Overview and Clinical GuidanceChildhood trauma is linked to ADHD, and vice versa. They share similar symptoms that are often confused and misdiagnosed.

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Nine Months in, the Spread of Anxiety Remains UncheckedIn ADDitude's 11th pandemic survey since March, nearly three-quarters of readers report feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, anxious, and/or worried.

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Frustrated Service Dog Asks for Help Ending COVID-19Funny PSA and friendly reminder to vote. How to vote safely: / Number to call if you run into trouble: 866-687-8683.

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"Most People Suffer the Opposite of ADHD a€“ Low Energy and No Creative Ideas! ""ADHD has helped and hurt my career. Still, I wouldn't trade ADHD for anything, as it has defined my skills and made me unique in a world that values it."

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How to Nurture Social Emotional Development in IsolationWith practice and patience, parents of children with ADHD can promote their social emotional development — even while social distancing — and help them gain confidence that endures in the "real" world.

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How the Tooth Fairy Reminded Me To Celebrate My SonMy son's ADHD symptoms — his weak social skills and occasional meltdowns — drive some people away, but those who accept him will be lucky enough to experience pure kindness, joy, and empathy.

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Having "The Talk" with Black Children Impacted by ADHD and RaceA black mother with ADHD shares her advice for having "the talk" — teaching her black children the racial facts of life — while also explaining how they can manage their attention deficit.

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Listen to "How Stress and Trauma Affect ADHD in Children of All Colors a€” and How to Heal the Wounds" with Nicole M. Brown, M.D., MPH, MHS, episodeTune in to hear Nicole M. Brown, M.D., discuss the role adverse childhood experiences play in ADHD symptoms and diagnosis, and why the definition must be expanded to include racial discrimination and other traumas uniquely experienced by children of color.

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Adhd Therapy Comparison: Cbt Vs. Adhd CoachingCognitive behavioral therapy and ADHD coaching are both popular among adults with attention deficit and related conditions.

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A€œWhy Do I Assume the Worst-Case Scenario? a€ How to Stop the ADHD Mind from WorryingADHD brains typically expect the worst, and stressful times and situations just further encourage and validate this negative thinking.

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A€œHas ADHD Warped Your Sense of Self? Ita€™s Time to Reclaim Your Story a€” and Power.a€"Being repeatedly misunderstood causes people with ADHD to deeply misunderstand themselves and their situations. Feeling deficient and mistrusting yourself from an early age makes it extraordinarily difficult to properly evaluate yourself as an adult."

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Why My Channel is Called How to ADHDHello Brains! This video, we partnered with The Great Courses Plus to answer a question I get asked a lot - "What if I just have ADD?"

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Teletherapy for ADHD is Simplifying Pandemic LifeThe benefits of teletherapy for ADHD are numerous; it increases access to specialists and simplifies logistics to support clearer communication between patients and health-care providers.

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The Motherhood Myth is Crushing Women with ADHDThe fact is, motherhood is not perfectly packed lunches. Or folded laundry. Or even a home-cooked meal.

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Neurotypical Budgeting Tips Don't Work for ADHD Brains. These Do.The hard truth is that bravely facing your current cash flow — the money that comes in and the money that goes out — is the only way to gain control of it.

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10 Hard Truths for Dads of Boys with ADHDIt's not uncommon for dads with ADHD to come down hard on their sons with ADHD.

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Study: Risk for Diabetes 50% Higher for Adults with ADHDA diagnosis of ADHD increased the likelihood of diabetes by as much as 50% for adults with ADHD, according to a recent study from the National Health Interview Survey that found the strong correlation independent of BMI.

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Daydreaming: The Quarantine Escape For My ADHD BrainDaydreaming is a quarantine pastime that has provided some relief for my cooped up ADHD brain.

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And Even More… 4 More Myths About ADHDJessica McCabe I bought it when people told me oh you know you're just messy, lazy, flaky, you're spacey, all these moral judgments of things that I struggled with and I'm like, well I can't dispute it.

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"Why Don't You Listen? " How to Stop Nagging and Start CommunicatingYour child may be ignoring your requests for very good reasons. Instead of insisting on compliance and obedience, find out the source of their resistance by engaging in teachable moments.

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Choosing Your Dream College: 6 Criteria for Students with ADHDYou've narrowed down the list of colleges that support your teen's future career interests, but how do you know which school will be a platform for your child's greatness?

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Study: Living with ADHD Causes Significant Socioeconomic BurdenLiving with ADHD poses a significant economic burden, according to a new study of the Australian population that found the annual social and economic cost of ADHD was $12.76 billion, with per person costs of $15,664 over a lifetime.

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Working from Home with Kids Under Foot? Here's the Advice You NeedWorking from home with kids in virtual school is now the norm, but that doesn't make it easy.

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Recognizing the Stressors That Paralyze ADHD BrainsMany people with ADHD have a lifetime of making impulsive errors, forgetting things, losing jobs, failing tests, or feeling like they were under-performing.

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How To Parent A Child With ADHD When You Have ADHD YourselfHello Brains! Thank you so much for helping us get to 500,000 subscribers! This is a livestream to celebrate that, featuring special guest Elaine Taylor-Klaus to talk about how to parent an ADHD child when you also have ADHD.

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"I'll Study Later! Really! " How to Study Effectively with ADHDStudents with ADHD learn differently, so they should study differently, too. Unfortunately, many of our students detest studying because they've never been taught how their ADHD minds actually learn.

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ADHD and Sugar Study: High Fructose Consumption May Trigger Impulsivity, AggressionA new study expands our understanding of the relationship between ADHD and sugar — specifically how an excessive intake of fructose may trigger foraging instincts that cause impulsivity and aggression.

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The Top 10 Manifestations of ADHD in BoysThe signature symptoms of ADHD in boys are not hyperactivity and impulsivity. Especially in the adolescent years, they are poor perspective taking, rejection sensitive dysphoria, weak episodic memory, and these other 7 ADHD traits.

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Filing Cabinets Don't Work for ADHD Minds: Help for Paper PilersDid you think we would still be dealing with paper in 2020? Me neither. I was sure that the "future would be digital," yet here I sit with stacks of paper around me and more paper in every room.

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"How My Understanding of ADHD Has Evolved Over Time"Our understanding of ADHD is constantly evolving - with new research, personal experiences, and conversations.

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Study: ADHD Symptoms in Girls Diminish with Extracurricular Sports ActivityConsistent participation in organized sports reliably predicted improved behavior and attentiveness in girls with ADHD, according to a recent study of elementary school students active — and not active — in extracurricular activities.

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Every Child with ADHD Needs a Miss EllieWhen I found a teacher who cherished the glittering gifts that came with my daughter's ADHD, I began to see my child's curious hyperactivity as a rare gift — not an embarrassment or fault.

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A€œI Feel Like a Loser! a€ How to Build Self Confidence in Teens with ADHDWhen teens with ADHD feel less than adequate, parents should use these strategies to help them bolster their self confidence, make healthy choices, and develop a positive perspective on the future.

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ADDitude Symptom Checker Sweepstakes RulesAll persons entering ADDitude Symptom Checker sweepstakes agree to the following rules.

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A€œHow Can I Tell If the ADHD Medication is Working? a€ Treatment Troubleshooting GuideHow do you know whether an ADHD medication is doing its job? Reliable tracking means recognizing symptom changes and working with your clinician to fine-tune dosing or to investigate other medications until an ideal combination is reached for your individual needs.

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I Was Living with ADHD Induced Self-Hate for Far Too LongAnyone can lose their keys or forget to turn off the oven. But living with ADHD means these missteps never stop.

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"The Rules of Conversation Mystify My ADHD Brain. But I'll Keep Talking.""I've worried about overstepping the rules of conversation and etiquette for much of my life."

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Official Rules: ADHD Solutions We LoveAll persons entering the ADDitude magazine 2020 ADHD Solutions We Love sweepstakes agree to the following rules.

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Somatic Therapy: Understanding the ADHD Brain, Body and TraumaADHD brains may not linger on unpleasant issues, leaving somatic discomforts unaddressed. Somatic therapy for adults with ADHD begins with learning to be mindful of bodily sensations, which can eventually help reduce the intensity of high emotional arousal.

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Enter the ADHD Solutions We Love Sweepstakes!Enter to win one of four prizes by answering this question below: What ADHD-friendly products or solutions could you not live without?

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Why Stimulant Medication Helps ADHDITunes: Music:  The MTA Cooperative Group: A 14-Month randomized clinical trial of for disorder.

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The Big 3: How Nutrition, Exercise and Sleep Curb ADHD in ChildrenRegardless of whether medication is part of your child's treatment, maximizing these three basic needs - nutrition, exercise, and sleep - can effectively harness their power as natural remedies for ADHD.

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A€œDear Fellow Superhuman Students with ADHD: We Got This.a€"We are all figuring out how to adjust to quarantine education; no one should feel like a failure for not doing it the ‘normal' way."

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Q: a€œWhat Benefits of ADHD Can I Share with My Discouraged Son? a€When a member of ADDitude’s ADHD Support Group on Facebook recently appealed to other members for help lifting the spirits of her discouraged son, she was inundated with more than 100 responses enumerating the benefits of ADHD.

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"This Simple Sleep Formula Calms My Racing ADHD Brain""The struggle is real but getting a good night's sleep is possible if you have ADHD."

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Listen to "Bridging the Distance: Accommodations and Technology for Overcoming Remote Learning Challenges for Students with ADHD" with Brian FriedlandTune in as Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D., fills in parents, teachers, and students about the most effective accommodations and tech tools to support students with ADHD and learning disabilities and help them make the most of remote learning.

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Listen to "How to Distinguish ADHD Warning Signs from Typical Toddler and Preschooler Behavior" with Caroline Buzanko, Ph.D., episode 325Tune in as Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., ACCG, PCC, advises parents on what they can do at home to help children with ADHD practice social skills, and make and keep friends.

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Does ADHD Make People Funnier?A number of people have talked about their Asperger's, I know Jerry Seinfeld mentioned that he thought he might have been diagnosed with Asperger's had he been a young man today and Dan Aykroyd talked about his Asperger's as well and I know I have a tinge of it I'm sure.

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The Greatest Gift of My ADHD Diagnosis? The Permission to be Vulnerable"True ADHD self-care requires intense vulnerability — a tenderness that is difficult to conjure after so many years of disdain and disapproval, which lead to self-rejection, which leads to a state akin to martyrdom."

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A€œWhat Does ADHD Look Like? In My Family, It Depends on Who You Ask."ADHD isn't a cookie-cutter condition. No two people face the same challenges. Some common threads weave through individuals' symptoms, but the presentation is always unique.

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Dealing with GriefWhen I got home for the first time after losing my mom, I didn't do anything I expected.

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Study: New Parent Behavior Therapy Yields Longer ADHD Symptom Control in ChildrenADHD symptom relapse was significantly reduced in children of parents who participated in a new schema-enhanced parent behavior therapy, compared to those whose parents participated in standard PBT.

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ADHD in Adults Looks Different. Most Diagnostic Criteria Ignores This Fact.ADHD in adults looks and acts different than ADHD in children, but clinicians' diagnostic criteria — from age cutoffs to symptom phrasing — is undifferentiated, which sacrifices the accuracy of assessments.

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2 Simple Ways to Build Novelty Into Online Learning a€“ While Boosting Executive FunctionsFor students with ADHD, building variety and structure into the daily learning routine is vital to improving distance learning and building key executive function skills.

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Beyond the Core Symptoms of ADHD in Children: Comorbid Screening and Treatment GuidanceADHD symptoms stretch far beyond hyperactivity and inattentiveness. Among the condition's signature features are emotional lability and comorbidity with conditions like anxiety, autism, and behavioral disorders.

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"Misunderstood"In this poem, an entry in ADDitude's ADHD Awareness Month sweepstakes, a child explains his experiences with ADHD and the stigma associated with it.

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"I'm a Music Industry Professional with ADHD and Dyslexia. I Say It's Time to Make Space for Neurodiversity.""Neurodiverse individuals flourish when colleagues understand their talents and play to their professional strengths whenever possible."

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ADHD in Teens: How Symptoms Manifest as Unique Challenges for Adolescents and Young AdultsADHD brains develop differently than neurotypical brains. In the adolescent years, this may mean explain increased risk for motor vehicle accidents, medication diversion, substance abuse, academic setbacks, and self-harm.

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What Is ADHD? It's Not Misbehavior, Manipulation, or Permissive ParentingThe manifestations of ADHD — hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention, poor memory — do not reflect willful intent, lax parenting, or low intelligence.

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How to Deal with Unexpected LossBefore I flew down to LA to take care of my mom's estate, I got some advice from a friend who lost both parents unexpectedly earlier this year.

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Welcome to the ADHD evolution!Celebrate ADHD Awareness Month by clicking and downloading these quotes from leading experts based on new research and better understanding of attention deficit and it comorbid conditions.

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Listen to "Social Emotional Learning for Children with ADHD in Quarantine" with Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., ACCG, PCCSocial distancing has isolated and stressed all of us, but it has caused children with ADHD to lose valuable opportunities to practice social skills, and make and keep friends.

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ADHD Research Roundup: New Studies, Findings and InsightsADHD research continues to reveal new insights about attention deficit — its relationship to trauma, race, emotional dysregulation, rejection sensitive dysphoria, and treatments ranging from medication to video games.

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ADHD Expert Dr. Stephen Hinshaw Wins 2020 Sarnat Prize in Mental HealthDr. Stephen Hinshaw, premier ADHD expert and member of ADDitude’s Scientific Advisory Board, has been awarded the National Academy of Medicine’s 2020 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his research on inattention and impulse-control problems in children, as well as his work on reducing mental illness...

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PAP 104: How to Build Confidence, Overcome Social Anxiety, and Handle Bullying, with Jeffrey Kranzler, Ph.D., LCSW-CTatsu-row >. >.tatsu-column-inner >. >.tatsu-column-inner >. >.tatsu-column-inner >. >.tatsu-column-inner >. >.tatsu-column-inner >. 9999;}@media only screen and @media only screen and and @media only screen and .tatsu-row.

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Enter the ADHD Awareness Month Sweepstakes!Enter to win one of five ADDitude magazine subscriptions by answering this question below: How has your understanding of ADHD evolved over time?

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Official Rules: ADHD Awareness Month SweepstakesAll persons entering the ADDitude magazine 2020 ADHD Awareness Month sweepstakes agree to the following rules.

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3 Tips for Adults with ADHD to Help You Manage Your MoneyIn A2A's second course, learners will navigate through six modules to know more about how to live and thrive as an independent adult with ADHD.

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Study: ADHD in Girls Linked to High Risk for Non-Suicidal Self-InjuryThe majority of adolescents with ADHD and non-suicidal self-injury were girls in a recent study that reiterates the importance of identifying and diagnosing ADHD and its comorbidities in girls at a young age.

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Why Parents Underestimate Boys' Flexibility and ResiliencyParents in general, and particularly parents of kids with ADHD, tend to grossly under-estimate their sons' ability and willingness to push themselves out of their comfort zones, try new things, and demonstrate a level of cognitive flexibility.

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Study: CBT for ADHD Helps College Students Target Inattention, Executive DysfunctionCognitive behavioral therapy tailored to college students with ADHD effectively reduces symptoms of inattention and executive dysfunction, according to a new study.

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Should I Train Chloe to Be a Psychiatric Service Dog?I've been considering training my emotional support dog Chloe to be a psychiatric service dog for my ADHD and anxiety...

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How Do You Cope With ADHD?Congratulations to Isabella , winner of CHADD's Christmas in August contest sponsored by Ready Rocker!

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Meta-Analysis: Prevalence of ADHD Diagnoses Higher Among Black AmericansIn a recent meta-analysis, researchers found a greater prevalence of ADHD diagnoses among Black adults and children compared to the American population at large.

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Why Do People Engage In Risky Behaviors? How Perceived Benefit Motivates Adults with ADHDWhy do people with ADHD sometimes take out-sized risks? A new study suggests that adults with ADHD over-estimate perceived benefits, leading them to engage in relatively more risky behavior as a result.

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How ADHD Coaching a€“ from a Distance a€“ is Getting Us Through This PandemicRemote learning stress. Lack of structure and productivity. Off-the-charts anxiety. This pandemic has inflamed a wide range of challenges.

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A€œI Worked Among the Best and Brightest on Wall Street. Then I Was Diagnosed with ADHD.a€"I played a key role on front-page Wall Street Journal deals and I became accustomed to sitting at the table amongst top dealmakers."

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Online Learning: Teaching Students How to Work from HomeEducational therapist Ezra Werb M.Ed. shares his experiences and strategies to help teens and young adults with attention challenges gain independence with online academics.

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Practical Strategies and Tools to Help Kids with DysgraphiaIncreasing muscle strength, using screen filters, and eliminating fluorescent lights are just some ways to treat dysgraphia - a disability that impacts writing abilities - and to improve handwriting for a lifetime.

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Listen to "Navigating the Life Stages of ADHD: Key Concerns in Diagnosing and Treating Adults" with Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.Tune in as Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., surveys the latest research on ADHD in adults, how to ensure an accurate diagnosis, how to identify the detailed risks within each domain of impairment, and key recommendations and treatments to address symptoms.

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What Does Twice Exceptional Mean? Identifying and Nurturing Gifted Children with ADHDThe intellectual potential of twice exceptional youth is great but sometimes difficult to recognize and cultivate due to a co-existing condition like ADHD, a learning disability, sensory issues, or other conditions that complicate learning — and teaching.

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