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posted: Tuesday January 31st - 3:02pm

Helping My Daughter with ADHD Cross the Finish Line

Reading 37 books at once? Playing a dozen video games at one time? How I got my daughter to focus on a few things, not the many.

A girl surrounded by books learns how to finish projects with ADHD.
Thanks to ADHD-fueled boredom, one of the hallmarks of this charming little disorder is having a lot of projects going at once. If that was all there was to it, though, everybody would want to have ADHD! Who wouldn’t want to juggle six or more projects while balancing life, all at the same time? Think of how productive we would all be. Unfortunately, having ADHD the...
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