ADHD is a medical disorder, affecting more than 15 million Americans, with symptoms — distractibility, impulsivity, hyperactivity — that seriously interfere with the ability to function. But children and adults with ADHD can do well, even excel, when they receive help and support. ADHD affects people of all ages, races, and both genders. That’s why […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jonathan Mooney I have attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and I wouldn’t change it for the world. In fact, I’m working to change society’s understanding of ADHD. You know me. I was that kid in elementary school, the little redhead who was sent to the hallway countless times for drumming on his desk. When I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
October is ADHD Awareness Month. Not too long ago, ADHD Awareness Month was filled with awareness activities that fought the label of “made-up” diagnosis; experts would explain why ADHD was a real diagnosis. Luckily, for the most part, we have moved beyond believing ADHD is not a real diagnosis. Even so, myths, misconceptions and untruths about ADHD are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Life with ADHD is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week-adventure!! If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with ADHD, then you know how challenging it can be at times. Unfortunately, most of our focus is on the “negative aspects and problems” of ADHD and rarely are the strengths or positive qualities of ADHD appreciated or celebrated!! […]Continue Reading... No Comments.