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The Get-Organized Gear That Could Change Your Loved One’s Life (or Your Own!)

If you’ve ever lost your earbuds, overslept, or been too distracted to work, check out these get-organized gear ideas for adults with ADHD. From fun to functional, these products and services could change your life (or a loved one’s — and sure beat another scented candle or Starbucks gift card).

Lifeproof case is a great ADHD gift
Lifeproof case is a great ADHD gift
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Lifeproof Case

$62.96

Adults with ADHD are famous for their harrowing, spectacular accidents. While you can’t save them from all of life’s bumps, bruises and embarrassments, you can protect their precious electronics. Lifeproof media cases keep phones and iPads safe from problems like water damage, hard falls (more than one), and attacks of the killer crumbs. Throw in a belt clip, armband, or bike mount for extra protection on the go. (prices vary; buy LifeProof (#CommissionsEarned))

A Belkin Wemo is the perfect solution for your ADHD problems, like leaving the lights on.
A Belkin Wemo is the perfect solution for your ADHD problems, like leaving the lights on.
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Belkin Wemo

$29.99, $42.69

How many times has your distracted loved one left the house, only to double back and make sure the iron was unplugged, the lights were off, or the heat was turned down? Save them frustration and precious time with a Belkin Wemo Smart Plug or Light Switch. This device allows you to control appliances plugged into a designated outlet or switch from your smartphone or tablet, anywhere, anytime. Brilliant. (buy Smart Plug (#CommissionsEarned) or Light Switch (#CommissionsEarned))

The Knomad organizer is perfect for fixing your ADHD problems with disorganization
The Knomad organizer is perfect for fixing your ADHD problems with disorganization
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Knomad Air Portable Organizer

$110

Never lose your charger, phone, or iPad in your cluttered purse or backpack again, with this Knomo portable organizer made for road warriors. There is a pocket for everything, and it folds up to fit into any bag. Transfer it from purse to messenger bag to home without losing track of important items – and saving you the frustration of digging through your bag wondering, “Where did I put my headphones?” (buy Knomad Air Portable Organizer (#CommissionsEarned))

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FujiFilm Instax Mini

$75.95

A digital camera is great, if you can remember to upload the pictures and order prints. Cut one step out of that equation with the FujiFilm Instax Mini. It has a selfie mode, so you can check the picture next to the lens, and automatic exposure control to adjust shutter speed for bright subjects and bright background. Then, in 90-seconds or less, a picture is in your hands. The camera shuts off automatically after 5 minutes of inactivity to conserve battery power.

Buy FujiFilm Instax Mini (#CommissionsEarned)

Bose quiet comfort headphones can solve your ADHD problem of feeling overwhelmed in loud places.
Bose quiet comfort headphones can solve your ADHD problem of feeling overwhelmed in loud places.
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BOSE Quiet Comfort Headphones

$316.99

Build a cocoon of quiet concentration with the gift of Bose sound-cancelling headphones. Many adults with ADHD become easily overwhelmed in noisy places; they can focus better at work when listening to music or nature sounds. Give them the freedom to tune in—and be more productive by tuning out distracting background noise. (buy Bose Sound-Cancelling Headphones (#CommissionsEarned))

The Gaiam balance ball chair can solve ADHD problems like fidgeting.
The Gaiam balance ball chair can solve ADHD problems like fidgeting.
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Gaiam Balance Ball Chair

$69.98

Science tells us that sitting still for eight hours is not healthy. Give your loved one a little wiggle-room, and the side bonus of strengthening back and core muscles, with the Gaiam Balance chair. It improves posture, and allows for some relief for restless limbs, all while seated at a desk. (buy Gaiam Balance Chair (#CommissionsEarned))

Bucky balls, a product that can solve the ADHD problem of restless hands
Bucky balls, a product that can solve the ADHD problem of restless hands
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Bucky Balls or Bucky Cubes

Even adults with ADHD need fidget toys. Bucky Balls or Bucky Cubes keep anyone with restless hands attentive during long conference calls, or entertained during a much-needed coffee break. The magnetic building toys can be formed into thousands of different shapes to display or even wear, while giving the creativity muscle a workout in the process. (List price: $24.50; buy Bucky Balls or Cubes)

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A person with Molly Maid cleaning services cleaning, a good service if you have ADHD
A person with Molly Maid cleaning services cleaning, a good service if you have ADHD
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Cleaning Service Gift Card

Who wouldn’t welcome magic cleaning fairies into their home? A gift card for a local cleaning service is a great way to let your loved one feel pampered, and free up precious hours for fun. Or try a Molly Maid gift card. With nationwide services, there is bound to be one nearby. (mollymaid.com)

The KnockKnock This Week pad solves the ADHD problem of forgetfulness.
The KnockKnock This Week pad solves the ADHD problem of forgetfulness.
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Knock Knock This Week Pad

$9.71

Is your loved one not particularly tech savvy? The KnockKnock This Week Pad is the perfect fixture for the office desk or kitchen counter of a person who has a lot on his or her plate, and a tough time keeping track of it all. Tasks are broken down by the day they need to be completed, but all on one page, letting sometimes scattered adults track specific to-dos while keeping an eye on the big picture. (buy KnockKnock This Week Pad (#CommissionsEarned))

Nesting storage containers, a gift that can solve the ADHD problem of disorganized cabinets
Nesting storage containers, a gift that can solve the ADHD problem of disorganized cabinets
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Nesting Storage Containers

$24.37

Purge your loved one’s kitchen of all those mismatched Tupperware containers with no lids. Then, replace them with these airtight nesting containers that stack into each other when not in use, and have rainbow tops, making it easy to spot one at the bottom of the cabinet. In the fridge, the containers’ clear design lets you see what’s inside so leftovers don’t go to waste. (buy Nesting Containers (#CommissionsEarned))

A decision paperweight solves the ADHD problem of indecisiveness
A decision paperweight solves the ADHD problem of indecisiveness
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Natico Decision Maker

$27.99

Sometimes, the smallest decisions are the toughest ones to make. This fun device makes choosing easier by putting the responsibility in someone else’s hands. Just spin your desk assistant to find out, should I do it “Today,” “Tomorrow,” or “Pass the Buck?” (buy Natico Decision Maker (#CommissionsEarned))

Awkward Moment at Work Card Game can help a person with ADHD find humor in real-life situations
Awkward Moment at Work Card Game can help a person with ADHD find humor in real-life situations
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Awkward Moment at Work Card Game

$21.44

Your spouse with ADHD has been known to get excited and blurt out inappropriate things when someone else – even his boss – is talking. While saying, “Oh, I’m sorry I interrupted you” can help him or her save face, why not have a little fun when you’re both off the clock, poking fun at all those sometimes-embarrassing work situations? People who can find humor in their mistakes – at work, at home, and in general – often have lower stress levels, and this game has laughs in spades. Each round, someone plays a card describing an awkward situation, and you and your friends try to play the best Reaction card. Then, a judge chooses the winner for “Most Awkward,” “Most Responsible” and more – a prize every round! (buy Awkward Moment Card Game (#CommissionsEarned))

Kinetic Sand, a perfect gift to solve the ADHD problem of busy hands
Kinetic Sand, a perfect gift to solve the ADHD problem of busy hands
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16. Kinetic Sand

$15.18

Adults with sensory issues will love this soothing sand that lets them make whatever they want — and remember the days of playing as a kid, without the tough cleanup! The sand sticks to itself, so go crazy building castles, sculptures, or anything worth dreaming up — even at your desk. Plus, the soft, squishy texture is a great stress reliever. (buy Kinetic Sand (#CommissionsEarned))

Parrot Flower Power solves the ADHD problem of forgetting to water your plants
Parrot Flower Power solves the ADHD problem of forgetting to water your plants
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Self-Watering Flower Pot

$54.99

Give your loved one the gift of not killing any more houseplants. This gift will ensure even the most forgetful gardener tends his plots. (buy Self-Watering Flower Pot (#CommissionsEarned))

The Muse Brain headband helps an ADHD calm down and practice mindfulness
The Muse Brain headband helps an ADHD calm down and practice mindfulness
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Muse Brain Headband

$195.99

Meditation is another word for attention training, something most adults with ADHD could use. It’s a practice that teaches you to focus on your emotional state, thoughts, and the sensation of breathing. But, for many people, sitting still and thinking can be a daunting task. Now, the Muse Brain Headband monitors what is going on in your brain, and gives real-time feedback to keep you on track, and encourage you to build a more effective practice. In as little as three minutes a day, your loved one can experience the benefits of mindfulness – relaxation, improved mood, and reduced stress – anytime, anywhere they can slip on the headband. (buy Muse Brain Headband (#CommissionsEarned))

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NOTE: Please note that all names, models, prices, links, and specifications were accurate and items were in stock at the time of this article's last update on November 16, 2022.

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