By Kathleen Nadeau, PH.D Good communication is the key to strong relationships. This is true for adults with and without attention deficit. The problem is, adults with ADHD often think that they’re communicating when really they’re just talking. How to get your feelings across effectively with friends and partners. Adults with ADHD know that communication can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by WebMD Have you been asking yourself if you have ADHD? How is ADHD affecting your DAILY life? Are you ready to manage your ADHD? Take the following: Adult ADHD Assessment Answer a few questions, and you’ll get: Personalized results about how well you’re living with ADHD Information about managing your ADHD with medication Skills […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How Is ADHD Affecting Your Daily Life?
Here is a nice television news discussion about adult ADHD. Phoenix Arizona News reporter, Kaley O’Kelley, interviews local physician, Dr. Art Mollen about adult ADHD. See the video: Adult ADHD – 10 signs you might have itContinue Reading... No Comments.
Life can be a challenge if you’re a non-ADD adult living with an adult partner with ADD/ADHD. I recently coached a non-ADD adult regarding some of her specific issues living with her ADD adult partner. My client voiced concern that is easily the most common complaint I hear from non-ADD partners. “I feel like he needs me to tell him what do do all the time. I have to gilde him and direct him. I resent that I married my husband to have an equal partner but now I feel like I’ve got another child to take care of.”Continue Reading... No Comments.
The following article was published in the NY Times on July 19, 2010 and forwarded to me by one of my ADHD Success readers. The toll of ADHD on marriage and relationships can be overwhelming. Does this sound familiar? ~CoachRudy Attention Disorders Can Take a Toll on Marriage by Tara Parker-Pope Does your husband or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
ADHD in adults is very real condition and diagnosis, yet surprisingly there remains a great deal of confusion, skepticism and misinformation in the media and the minds of individuals. As an adult living with ADHD, a psychotherapist and an ADD Coach I strive to promote factual information and education about ADHD. There are great resources […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My interviews with ADD and non-ADD partners in ADD Relationships have been very enlightening. One recent interview was conducted with Shannon, a non-ADD partner. Shannon and her husband have been married for twelve years and have two young children. For Shannon, her ADD relationship has come with ups & downs but overall she has found a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In recognition of National ADHD Awareness Week, CoachRudy will be highlighted in a LIVE radio interview on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008. He will interviewed by local commentator, David Hurand on WCQS Public Radio in Asheville, NC. The topic is “Adults with ADHD”. You can listen to the LIVE interview from the Asheville area on WCQS at 88.1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It all starts in childhood, with the relationship between parent and child. The average onset of AD/HD is age three, and this is also the time when parents begin seriously working on expectations and discipline. But due to the impulsivity, inattentiveness and over-activity of the child, behavior problems and conflicts often ensue, and the parent-child […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Attention Deficit Disorder tends to focus predominately on children, leaving the ADD adult largely under served. Most of the information presented about Attention Deficit Disorder focuses on children, parenting and school issues. All but one ADHD medication currently on the market achieved FDA approval for adult Attention Deficit Disorder treatment. Adults with ADD often realize […]Continue Reading... No Comments.