Keeping Track of Time - And Tasks


"Our ADHD daughter has difficulty judging how long a task takes and tries to do too many things in a day. She is balancing college classes, riding classes, barn chores, assignments and part-time work. Sometimes she forgets to eat regularly and reactive hypoglycemia makes concentration much more difficult. I saw an article online about a watch that can be programmed to prompt various activities but have lost the source information. Would this be a practical help, and do you know where I can find it?"

Watch Minder watch, ADHD products

Yes, this watch would be a great tool for your daughter - it's very effective and to my knowledge, is the only one of its kind. It's called the WatchMinder and has over 70 pre-programmed messages that include things like 'Pay Attention', 'Meds', 'Do HW', etc.

You can get it through the WatchMinder web site or at 1.800.961.0023.

Holly Uverity is an organization expert who runs the Houston-based firm Office Organizers. She is the founding president of Houston Professional Organizers and is a very active member of NAPO, the National Association of Professional Organizers.

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