Tess Messer is the founder and editor of primarilyinattentiveadd.com. Teresa has published hundreds of articles on the topics of parenting, health care, and ADHD. She writes about ADD and ADHD from both a medical and a personal perspective. Her formal training includes a Master's degree in Public Health and an undergraduate degree in Medicine. She has worked as a Primary Care Physician Assistant for adults and children for over 25 years.
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