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ADHD Household Maintenance Made Easy

I don’t know anyone, ADHD or otherwise, who hasn’t had some difficulty in learning household maintenance. Cleaning does not come easily to everyone, and can be especially challenging to those of us with ADHD! What can seem like a simple job to one person can seem like an overwhelming series of …

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Natural remedies for ADHD: Vitamins for ADHD

Editor’s note: Please welcome back nutritionist Karen Ryan from The ADDvocates. Karen specializes in non-medicinal ways to manage ADHD, and has some insights to share about minerals and vitamins for ADHD. I’ve added my own notes throughout her article, in italics. ————– In my last article, 6 Ways to Help …

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10 Best Jobs For Adults with ADHD

ADHD in Adults The challenges of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in a classroom setting are familiar — students with ADHD often struggle with following instruction, completing homework tasks, and sitting still. While many kids outgrow the hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and inattentiveness associated with ADHD, about 60 percent of children with …

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Why Is Minecraft So Appealing to Children With ADHD?

My work as a child clinical psychologist has sparked my interest about how children interact with video games, apps, and other technologies. Over the past 20 years, I have conducted thousands of interviews with kids and their families, I have learned about the power and perils of digital media. I …

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ADHD TIPS FOR PARENTS: MOM HAS ADHD, TOO

As a mom with ADHD, married to a man with ADHD, raising a kiddo with ADHD… Life gets complicated sometimes.  Trying to keep up with all of life’s to do’s can be really hard. (If you need more proof, read this awesome blog post on Domestic Enemies of the ADHD …

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11 Things Too Loud! Too Itchy! Too Much! ADD and Hypersensitivity

ADD seems to exacerbate and exaggerate everything — especially our senses. If you feel that your sense of taste, smell or hearing is always in overdrive, you’re not alone. We asked hypersensitive Attitude readers what bothers you most, and then found expert advice for dialing down the senses. The Truth About Hypersensitivity …

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12 Things You Don't Know About Adult ADHD

Adults with ADHD are masters of illusion. We’ll convince you we’ve got everything under control when really we feel totally recklessly in shambles at all times. We act like grown-ups when we feel like 5-year-olds inside. Here are the truths about our ADHD that we’ll never tell you. My loved …

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ADULT ADHD: AM I JUST LAZY? UM, NO.

Unfortunately the idea that people with ADHD are lazy is pretty common.  But, actually, we are usually remarkably productive… just not always in the areas that we need to be. I wish I could say that last week’s post, I’m a Slacker!, was posted intentionally to make a point.  Nope. …

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