People with ADHD are high on my list of productive, remarkable, and driven souls... ADHD in itself does not doom you to failure.
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Like Mother, Like Son
When my son hit the wall in a middle school in New England, it unleashed the painful memories...
As if it were yesterday »
Life in the Fast Brain
The Thing That Would Not Sleep
Enzo's busy brain kept him up and active even as a baby. We had to develop guerilla tactics...
All's fair in love, war, and sleep »
A Breakfast to Remember
A brief distraction and a moment of forgetfulness turned my indulgent breakfast into a sticky horror show...
Mmmm. Tasty. »
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The DiagnosisHow to get a quality evaluation
'I Get Paid to Have ADHD'Succeed on the job
Rise & ShineTips to make mornings easier
The ADHD Brain, Explained How it really works
Webinar ReplayHow Foods Play a Key Role in ADHD
7 Types of ADHD
Find out which kind you have, and how to treat it. View slideshow ►
Get It Done, Now!
10 tweaks to change your life for the better. View slideshow ►
SYMPTOMS & DIAGNOSIS
Is It Adult ADHD?
Take this self-test to learn about ADHD symptoms. Take the self-test ►
Understanding the emotional toll of ADHD for kids. View slideshow ►
Looking for ADHD Help?
Find ADHD and LD professionals near you. Search the directory ►
HEALTHY MINDS & BODIES
From Messy to Neat
Our best advice for raising an organized child. Visit resource center ►
Beat the Clock
Expert time management tips for ADHD adults. Free download ►
ADHD Meds, Explained
Insider tips to get the most from ADHD meds. View slideshow ►
SCHOOL & LEARNING
Tech That Teaches
ADHD-friendly games, apps, and software. Listen to podcast ►
Short Fuse? Hot Head? It Could Be Adult ODD
Oppositional defiant disorder in adults? ODD is often associated with temper tantrums in unruly ADHD children. But ADD...
ADHD and Distraction: Tune Out With b-Calm
An ADDitude reader tested b-Calm, an ADD-friendly product that can help minimize distraction and improve focus...
Can b-Calm help ADHD symptoms?»
Martial Arts for ADHD Children: Improve Self-Esteem, Focus, and Coordination
A martial arts instructor explains the many mental health benefits ADHD children experience when participating in this kind...
Martial arts for ADHD kids»
How It Felt When My Child's Meds Worked
How does it feel to know that your child's medications are working? Joy, fear, and relief, say ADDitude...
"I cried…" »
Listen Up for Learning
Make sure students don't miss a moment of instruction with these tips for drawing their focus...
Hearing what's important »