Chronically late? You’re not alone. I’ll let you in on a little secret: Many adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) hate to arrive early almost as much as they hate to show up late. Waiting at the doctor’s office for an extra 15 minutes before an appointment can be excruciating. So how do you […]
How one adult’s attention deficit diagnosis — and subsequent treatment — helped her turn the corner, mentally and professionally.
Parents of teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can learn how to treat symptoms with this book by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett.
You’re sitting in the doctor’s office, congratulating yourself for finally scheduling your child for an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) evaluation. As the doctor ticks off the symptoms and asks you to confirm if your child shows signs of them, an uneasy feeling overtakes you. You have more than half of the symptoms you acknowledged […]
Bruce (not his real name) was desperate for help: His wife had demanded he find a doctor to diagnose his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) … or else. He e-mailed me for a recommendation, but I knew there was a lot more going on and going wrong in his marriage than he or his wife […]
As an adult with or a support person to someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), you have likely had to grapple with such complex issues as choosing treatment options, coping with multiple diagnoses, securing school or workplace accommodations, and more. On ADDitudeMag.com, you have hopefully found a safe place to discuss these challenges. But […]
Diagnosed with adult ADHD? Parent to a child diagnosed with ADHD? You’ll love this memoir about one mother’s quest to understand and treat her — and her son’s — attention deficit.
My daughter, Natalie, takes several medications for her attention deficit (ADHD) symptoms and other comorbid conditions. Several recent mix-ups about her treatment — with positive behavioral results — have led us to reconsider medication dosage.
The Next Food Network Star’s contestant, chef Alexis Hernández, dishes on career, relationships, being famous with ADHD, alternative treatment advice and more.
b-Calm, an ADHD-friendly product, claims to help reduce outbursts and distraction, while improving focus, writing, and math comprehension when used by children with autism disorders and/or attention deficit in a classroom setting. Does it work?