By Karen Barrow Women with ADHD are fighters. They battle to have their symptoms evaluated, diagnosed, and treated. And then they fight to succeed in a male-centric world — and these seven leading ladies prove that they sometimes win big! Learn why we love these doctors, entrepreneurs, and other ADHD inspirations. Women (and men) with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Kathy Ehrich Dowd He’s the most decorated Olympian of all time, but don’t think for a second that growing up as Michael Phelps was easy. The 31-year-old swimming superstar —and new father — opened up about his struggles with ADHD in a new video for the Child Mind Institute‘s Speak Up for Kids campaign, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Luise Wolf Resilience and adaptability are not just skills on a resume. They are our way of life. Those of us diagnosed with ADHD are all familiar with brilliant sparks of insight, random and off-the-wall observations on life and the people in it. Often the observations are trivial, but sometimes they’re the seeds of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Zoë Kessler Beth Nielsen Chapman, 58 Songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman has come a long way from singing at weddings and in bowling alleys in her high school years. Today, she’s a twice Grammy-nominated, Nashville-based singer-songwriter. In addition to recording her own albums (including Prism, recorded around the globe and sung in nine different languages), […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve had the privilege of coaching a very special adult with ADHD (we’ll call him Joe) who has far exceeded the expectations of himself and others. But, if you ask Joe, his path to success is not complete. Today he finds himself in a constant process of self discovery. His coaching began about four […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Michael Phelps has suddenly become THE poster child for Attention Deficit Disorder – diagnosed at the age of nine and told by a teacher that he would never achieve in life. Of course, Michael proved his teacher wrong. Through pure dedication, persistence and a clear, unobstructed vision, Michael DID achieve his Olympic goal of winning […]Continue Reading... No Comments.