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Penny Williams
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Yes, the GPS trackers (like Tile) are great for items you can attach them to, like keys. iPhones have the “Find My Phone” feature to help you track a lost cellphone.

Many people with ADHD also establish a “launch pad” in their homes. It’s a spot by the door where you enter and exit, where you put everything — keys, phone, glasses, wallet, purse, briefcase, etc. Once a habit is created to use it, it will reduce losing things at home.

There are more strategies in these articles too:

“I Misplace at Least One Thing a Day.”

I Lose, Therefore I Am

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism