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Are there ADHD coaches who specialize in the legal profession? | ADDA
8th May

2020

Q: Are there specific coaches or occupational therapists who specialize in legal profession / education–i.e. developing strategies to ‘work around’ the problem area / EF deficit to accomplish the specific tasks and goals unique to that setting (i.e. ...

Does a person with ADHD have more difficulties dealing with chronic pain than a non-ADHDer? | ADDA
2nd May

2020

Q: I have been diagnosed with ADHD and I also have a chronic pain condition.  My question is this: do you think that a person with ADHD has more difficulties dealing with chronic pain than non- ADHD?  It seems like the pain makes it hard to concentrate ...

Is it too late for me? | ADDA
26th Apr

2020

Q: I’m 60 years young retired woman. I’ve never been happy with my life, and now I believe the main reason is ADHD. I’ve given up on pretty much every goal and dream I’ve ever had. I’ve struggled with relationships, and my executive function has ...

Follow Your Heart to a Happy Place | ADDA
20th Apr

2020

Interview by Annette Tabor ADDA Support Group Calls are the best! As ADDA members we can’t wait to call in and connect with our friends. Gary Gleason from Nevada wins the prize! He refused to let circumstance stand in the way of his “happy place”. ...

Living Life Misunderstood | ADDA
6th Apr

2020

by Kenny Francisco I am not sure how to tell this story. It’s difficult. At times, it’s sad, it’s happy, it’s scary. But it is always FRUSTRATING!!!!!!!!!!! My name is Kenny Francisco. I don’t want to be anonymous. I want you to hear me. I want ...

I Didn’t See THAT Coming | ADDA
31st Mar

2020

Dear ADDA community, The Covid-19 pandemic has changed things over the last few days and weeks. So please… Stay safe. Stay home. It’s simple advice. But it’s not easy. We have lost structure. And connection. Without our routines, without people, we ...

I Have ADHD. I Am Not Less | ADDA
4th Mar

2020

by Anonymous I have ADHD. That does not mean my ideas are less important or my actions are less right.  I am not less. Is ADHD a disability? Yes, though mostly it is irritating. To others, but especially to me.  I Wish People Could See the Real Me  ...

Just diagnosed with ADHD. How do I tell my family? | ADDA
26th Feb

2020

Q: I was just diagnosed with Inattentive-type ADHD back in December 2019, as a 45-year old woman.  I haven’t told my parents yet as our relationship isn’t the greatest though at the end of the day, though we are very different in our political ...

How do ADHD Coaches help? | ADDA
19th Feb

2020

Q: I’ve been hearing a lot recently about ADD Coaches and redirecting the stigma of having to change our habits to be more neurotypical. How do ADD Coaches help someone with ADD use the tools that they’re already programmed with to their benefit? I ...

ADHD and Estrogen | ADDA
12th Feb

2020

Q: I had a hysterectomy about 14 years ago and was on estrogen and did well on it. For various reasons that I don’t have time to go into, I was taken off the estrogen. I soon developed ADHD symptoms along with anxiety and depression. I take Vyvanse and ...