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Stephen Anfield is a 30-something professional whose busy life is complicated and immeasurably enhanced by his ADHD symptoms. Anfield writes about the techniques he uses to manage ADHD, while admitting that what works for him might not work for you.

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Archives: September 2012

posted: Thursday September 20th - 10:07am

How My Adult ADHD Got Me in the White House

My AmeriCorps experience showed me that helping others -- and being myself -- is a path to growth, satisfaction, and greater career opportunities.

On Friday, August 17, I was invited to the White House along with more than 150 AmeriCorps Alumni leaders from 25 states. We represented AmeriCorps Alums during a day-long briefing highlighting national service as a pathway to opportunity and career advancement. If you're wondering what AmeriCorps is and why I participated, the reason is really quite simple: I love to help others in need. During my year...
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posted: Wednesday September 5th - 10:22am

How NOT to Get Your ADHD Child Ready for School

Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started as you begin planning your strategy for a new school year.

I'd like to think that I know a thing or two about elementary school. I spent most of my younger years risin' and shinin' to my mom pulling on my toes, pouring freezing water on my face and creating a pseudo-club experience made possible by the quick on/off flickering of my bedroom light. As a parent, you know about all of the challenges that your ADHD...
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