Why attention deficit disorder is often overlooked or ignored in girls and women who exhibit inattentiveness, disorganization, forgetfulness, and other ADD/ADHD symptoms.
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New ADHD Study
: Research findings indicate that girls are far less likely to be evaluated for and diagnosed with attention deficit disorder than their male counterparts.
ADHD AND MENOPAUSE
No More Late Fees!
Use these adult ADD/ADHD time-management strategies and ways to keep your bills organized at home and at work.
ADULT ADD/ADHD RELATIONSHIPS
HELP FOR ADHD MOMS
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Resources for ADD/ADHD Women
ADDConnect Group: ADD in Women
An online support group in
's ADHD community, ADDConnect, for women with ADD/ADHD.
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Female Leaders With Adult ADD/ADHD
7 ADD/ADHD women who don't let their ADHD diagnosis, ADHD symptoms, or the world hold them back.
ADHD Women Leaders' Best Advice for Making It With ADHD
ADHD Is for Women, Too
Children aren’t the only ones who wrestle with attention deficit disorder, and men aren’t the only ones who are hyperactive. A guide for women with ADHD.
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Women, Hormones, and ADD
The severity of ADD/ADHD symptoms will change during the course of a woman’s cycle. Here’s what you need to know to manage them.
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Why Girls and Women Go Undiagnosed
The Imperfect Mom
Tales of great ADD/ADHD moms who sometimes make mistakes.
The Girls' Guide to ADHD
Down-to-earth discussions of friendship and dating, medication, school, siblings, and drug abuse in ADD/ADHD teen girls.
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BLOG BY ADHD WOMAN
ADHD and the City
Jane D. is a renaissance ADD/ADHD woman in her mid-30s who graduated magna cum laude from college and has held 12 jobs in 10 years.
More From Jane D. on Juggling Work, Love, Life…and ADHD!
BLOG BY MOM OF ADHD DAUGHTER
Kay Marner is the chronically overwhelmed mother of Natalie, who has ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and developmental delays.
More From Kay on Behavioral Problems, Treatment, and the Joys of Parenting an ADD Daughter.
My ADHD Daughter is Violent and Defiant
"My 12-year-old daughter has ADHD, sensory issues, and learning disabilities. She's also defiant, rude, immature, and uncooperative."
More Expert Answers About Women and Girls With ADHD
Mom and Child Both Have ADD/ADHD
"My son has ADHD, and I have ADD. I'm having trouble finding any support groups..."
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"I wanted to create a life that would embrace my spontaneity, curiosity, passion, and creativity."
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Videos for ADD/ADHD Women
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