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Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Sticky!

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Do I Have ADD? An ADHD Test for Adults

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Hypersensitivity, depression and adult ADD/ADHD

Is It Depression or ADHD?

Depression, like hypersensitivity, is surprisingly common among ADD adults. Fortunately, there’s no need to suffer in silence... Depression...or ADHD?

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Autism and ADHD: The Complete Playbook for Social Challenges

Understanding the difference between the social challenges of ADHD and autism may be the key to proper treatment... more »

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Could It Be a Sleep Deficit?

Some sleep deficits can mimic the symptoms of ADHD — or add on to an already difficult-to-manage disorder... more »

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My Child's Doctor Got it Wrong! Did Yours?

I was sure my son had attention deficit — until I found out, much later, that he didn't... It looked like ADHD, but… »

Even ADHD doctors can make diagnosis mistakes, like this confused physician in scrubs

7 Biggest ADHD Diagnosis Mistakes Doctors Make

When it comes to ADHD, even doctors make mistakes. If your doctor falls into any of these common... more »

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