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Parents Can Make a Difference for Smart Kids who Struggle with School

It was a joyous afternoon, filled with promise and expectation. Who knew it would be overshadowed by years of misery and disappointment? Adorable in her little uniform shirt at 6 years old, she was home from her first day of 1st Grade…

April 7, 2014 | 5:02 pm Jimi

Tribal Traits

Emotions get a bad rap. Emotions are associated with weakness, vulnerability and sensitivity; all of the traits we’re told are unsavory, yet the traits that make us most human. What kind of nonsense is that? It makes me crazy when I hear that people consider stuffing their emotions as a sign of strength. I’m sorry…huh? I call that sticking your head in the sand. Have you ever seen…

April 1, 2014 | 3:15 pm Jimi

WHAT IS THE PERFECT CAREER FOR ME & MY ADHD? PART 2

In our video, Perfect Careers For ADHD, the experts agree that it has to be something you are interested in. But not necessarily good at. At least so far. Nobody starts out good at anything. Remember learning to walk? Or to play piano? Or to flirt with the opposite sex? Practice, practice, practice. Some folks learn faster than others. Some folks are naturals. Some people are walking, playing the piano, or scoring with the opposite sex at an early age. They have a knack. The gift…

March 18, 2014 | 1:00 am Rick Green

WHAT IS THE PERFECT CAREER FOR ME & MY ADHD?

What’s the best job in the world for someone with ADHD? Being a comedy actor, director, producer, and writer, I know what I’d say. By ‘best job’ I mean the most fun. Not the most lucrative. As in spiritually rewarding vs. financially rewarding. Not that they’re mutually exclusive. I’d highly recommend that anyone and everyone with ADHD get into comedy. But I won’t, because…

March 13, 2014 | 11:08 am Jimi

ADDA Would Love To Hear From You

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is an international, and the world’s leading, non-profit organization helping adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Our mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with ADHD lead better lives. As part of that effort, ADDA’s Workplace Issues Committee has prepared a…

March 10, 2014 | 3:38 pm Jimi
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