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Conversations and Attention Deficit Disorder
Do you know somebody with an annoying conversational style? Interrupting, talking off topic, and losing track of a conversation might be seen as rudeness. Maybe, it just says that the out-of-step conversationalist has Attention Deficit Disorder. Here are some tips for creating better conversations.
Counting the Blessings of ADD
How do you see Attention Deficit Disorder? Is it a disability to be endured or a different way of interacting with the world? Long ago, I discovered that I can look at my ADD as a life sentence that simply isn’t fair, or I can count my blessings that came along with my Attention Deficit Disorder.
Creative Problem Solving and ADD
Students in classrooms and workers on the job often find themselves in trouble because they don't complete tasks in the same manner that most other people do. Nobody expects the creative types of solutions that they find. The person with ADD will jump straight from Plan A to Plan G to Plan Z!
Delivered from Distraction with ADD Book Review
Delivered from Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. is written from the perspective of personal and professional experience with ADD. Both doctors have ADD and have been active in the practice of helping people with ADD live their best possible lives. Highly recommended!
Develop Strengths with Hobbies and Your ADD Traits
Do you ever get tired of hearing about all of the problems that people with ADD have? Attention Deficit Disorder can help you develop your talents. Hobbies can be used to enhance the energy, creativity, and persistence that can come with ADD.
Developing Resilience with ADD
Why are some people able to go with the flow, work through problems, and carry on, even when bad things happen? How do they persevere, while others crumple at the smallest hint of adversity? The answer is resilience, that ability to persist in efforts and to believe that life will get better.
Developing Work Skills and ADD
Statistics show that people with Attention Deficit Disorder may be underemployed or unemployed. How can prospective employees develop the work skills that employers are looking for? This article can help!
Diagnosing Attention Deficit Disorder with MRI
The fact that there is not a single test for Attention Deficit Disorder is an issue in the minds of many doctors and members of the public who think that it is an imaginary disorder. How can using MRI to look at brain iron levels change that perception?
Diary of a Social Detective Review
Johnny, known to all of the kids as “Johnny Strange,” has a problem. He doesn’t have friends, and he keenly feels his solitary state. Lonely beyond belief, Johnny doesn’t understand social interactions. What can he do? Johnny uses his love of mysteries to learn to solve his own social mysteries.
Disclosing ADD at Your Job
When do you tell people at work that you have ADD? The answer is different for each of us. Make an informed decision by using this simple strategy.
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