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ADDitude Columns

The ADDitude Magazine columnists are industry leaders and unparalleled sources of information and advice on ADD/ADHD and learning disabilities. Meet them here.

Carol Brady, Ph.D.

A clinical psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas, Carol Brady specializes in children and families with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about discipline strategies, self-esteem, and behavior at school.

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Edward Hallowell, M.D.

Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell is a practicing psychiatrist and founder of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, Massachusetts. An instructor at Harvard Medical School, he is the author of 10 books, including Driven to Distraction and CrazyBusy. Dr. Hallowell has AD/HD himself.

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Judith Kolberg

Judith Kolberg is co-author of ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life and other books on organization. She lives in Atlanta and can be reached at

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Sandy Maynard

A personal performance coach, Sandy Maynard specializes in coaching adults and adolescents with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about staying organized, meeting deadlines, setting priorities, and reaching goals.

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Kathleen Nadeau

Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D., is director of the Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland, in Silver Spring, and psychologist who specializes in treating women and girls with AD/HD.

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Michele Novotni, Ph.D.

A licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist with over 20 years of experience, Dr. Michele Novotni works with both children and adults with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about making and keeping friends, navigating social interactions, and keeping all your relationships healthy.

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Patricia Quinn, M.D.

Patricia Quinn, M.D. is a developmental pediatrician in Washington D.C. She is also a co-author of Understanding Women with AD/HD, and co-founder of the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD.

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Michael Sandler

Michael Sandler is an ADD coach in Boulder, Colorado, and the author of Conquering College with ADD (Sourcebooks, 2006). In 2004, he rode his bicycle 5,000 miles across the country solo, in 40 days, talking to everyone, everywhere about the tremendous difficulties of a life with ADD, the gifts of ADD, and how to overcome adversity.

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Dr. Larry Silver

ADDitude's Senior Medical Advisor, Dr. Larry Silver is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Here, he answers your questions about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and all aspects of managing ADHD.

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Karen Sunderhaft

ADDitude's education editor, Karen Sunderhaft has been working with ADHD and LD students for more than 10 years. Currently, she’s teaching special-ed seventh graders via a Web-based “classroom.”

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