Home >

ADHD Community Support: Real Stories of ADD

ADHD Community Support

Sometimes the best ADHD support comes from other adults and parents living with attention deficit. Read these real stories from ADDitude readers who have succeeded with ADHD, and have support and advice to share.

The Truth About ADHD and LD

 
ADHD Support: How One Woman Conquered Adult ADD and Depression

ADHD Support: How One Woman Conquered Adult ADD and Depression

Adults seeking ADHD support and treatment sometimes find that depression is a side effect of attention deficit disorder. Learn how one Ivy League graduate with ADHD took back control of her life. more»

 
Writing a New Chapter: Discovering My ADD

Writing a New Chapter: Discovering My ADD

Once her youngest child left home, successful screenwriter Sally Harris decided to get to the bottom of her daily struggles by discovering she has adult ADD. more»

 
I Am Not My ADHD Diagnosis

I Am Not My ADHD Diagnosis

As doctors learn more about ADHD, they'll probably slap new labels on us. Here's my suggestion: "misunderstood genius." more»

 
My ADD Wake-Up Call

My ADD Wake-Up Call

Carolyn O'Neal cried when she was diagnosed with ADD at age 53 -- until the news turned out good for her family. more»

How My Burden Was Lifted

How My Burden Was Lifted

After facing college dismissal, Brian Polk was diagnosed with ADHD and began using coaching, medication and counseling to earn his degree and become a teacher. more»

 
Learn More About...


ADHD Support Groups

ADHD Toolkit

Join ADHD Groups

Find ADHD Help

Get Free Printables

Ask ADHD ?s

ADHD 101

ADHD Blogs

Read ADHD News

Get ADDitude!