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"Medication for ADD begins to seem more like a quick fix that avoids the main problem: School is often rote and works well only for linear learners. It's more complicated and expensive to create compelling curriculum, or dispense with classroom learning completely..."

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

Inside the ADHD brain: ADD symptoms, treatment, learning, organization and

"Most mornings, he forgets to brush his teeth. He leaves his lunch box on the kitchen counter and his backpack in his room. He almost never says, 'Excuse me,' when he bumps into someone in a store. But nature brings out another side of him, one I would like to see more of."

Fishing for Martin

"He forgets to brush his teeth. But nature brings out another side of him.

A bustling restaurant. An adult-sized scream from a pint-sized child. A thrown chair. A mother's "walk of shame." A surprise ending. A story no parent should skip.

“The Day My Extreme Child Brought Me to Tears”

A bustling restaurant. An adult-sized scream from a pint-sized child. A thrown chair. A mother's "walk of shame." A surprise ending. A story no parent should skip.

Howie Mandel on Living with ADHD, OCD, Depression, and Anxiety

Famous People with ADHD: Role Models We Love

He came to accept — and even cherish — his ADHD.

“I Don’t Waste Time Trying to Wrestle With My ADHD”

Peter Carlisle, managing director of Octagon’s Olympic and Sports Action division, shares how he came to accept—and even cherish—his ADHD.

"The memories of my shame and embarrassment at school, lurking always just below the surface, are breaking through. I’m an insecure mess. Why? I’m a mom with ADHD, and some wounds just never heal quite right."

Getting My Son (and Myself) Ready for Kindergarten

"The memories of my shame and embarrassment at school, lurking always just below the surface, are breaking through. I’m an insecure mess. I’m a mom with ADHD, and some wounds just never heal quite right.

A high-powered attorney with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder shares the remarkable changes that improved his career. ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment information for adults and children from experts in attention deficit and learning disabilities like dyslexia. How to manage ADD medications, set up school accommodations for your child, help your marriage to an ADD/ADHD adult parent children with discipline problems, use alternative treatments, succeed at work, and manage time…

“How An ADHD Diagnosis Changed My Life: A Lawyer’s Story”

A high-powered attorney with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder shares the remarkable changes that improved his career. How to succeed at work, and manage time and money.

"We’re on the same team." What it takes to stay together through the strife of attention deficit, from a long-married ADHDer who's seen it all.  What gets you through times of trouble in your ADHD marriage?

“I’m Not Trying to Drive You Crazy, Really”

" It's a simple phrase that's made all the difference in this ADHD marriage. If they can come back from the brink of divorce, says author Linda Roggli, you can do it, too.

Famous People With ADHD and Learning Disabilities Let this list of celebrities, athletes, entrepreneurs, and other famous people diagnosed w...

The Stars Who Aligned ADHD with Success

In golf, Luke Kohl found an effective outlet for his ADHD impulses.

Between school, therapy, and medical appointments, "my son works his butt off. He needs to run and play and race Matchbox cars in the basement. But when?"

Overwhelmed at Age 5?

Between school, therapy, and medical appointments, "my son works his butt off. He needs to run and play and race Matchbox cars in the basement.

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10 Tips for Living Better with Adult #ADHD   --> #INFOGRAPHIC  http://www.healthcentral.com/adhd/c/458275/169025/10-tips-living-adult-adhd?ap=2012

10 Tips for Living Better with Adult ADHD -Infographic - Exercise, Network, Unwind, Learn, Prioritize.

“With each turn down these long winding and rain-slicked pine-shrouded roads, I’m driving my family farther into a dark, no escape Stephen King novel.” Read how an unexpected flat tire gave occasion for blogger, ADHD Dad, to witness courage and compassion in his daughter with ‪#‎ADHD‬ (and not to mention -- find a little humor in a frustrating situation). What wonderful traits do you see in your kids with ADHD?

The Pale Kid by the Coke Machine

Read these essays, diary entries, and snapshots of daily life written by ADDitude readers who are parenting children with ADHD, living with adult ADHD, and all of the above.

“It dawned on me that I’m going to get out of bed and do the exact same thing I did yesterday and the day before. As soon as I was conscious of it, I burst into tears. I didn’t want to do that anymore. I was so tired.”  How jiu jitsu helped one teenager's outlook go from bleak to bright.

“My Story of Rebirth and Redemption – Through Jiu Jitsu”

After my ADHD diagnosis, I got a second chance to success through jiu jitsu.

How I Learned to Love My Child's ADHD - A father coming to terms with his son's odd behavior. - "It didn't matter that Drew had no interest in hitting a home run or being the fastest down the river. He was too busy discovering the world around him. No, this wasn't the little boy I'd had such hopes for in the hospital so long ago. But he was happy."

“Why Couldn’t He Be Like Any Other Boy?”

After years of wishing my son could just be "normal," it took a father-son camping trip to delight in his wonderful, inquisitive brain.

"A coworker often tells me that she’d rather have a kind, cooperative kid than a smart aleck who gets straight As without trying."

My ‘A’ Student

"A coworker often tells me that she’d rather have a kind, cooperative kid than a smart aleck who gets straight As without trying.

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