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“Is there a list of great careers for people who have ADHD? Is there an ideal job that works with ADD? Can I make good living and succeed with ADHD?” Those are big concerns for adolescents with ADHD going to college. Or for adults who are struggling with their ADHD at their job. If they have a job.
The rates of unemployment amongst people with untreated ADHD are depressing.
By Rick Green. Many adults who have ADHD, myself included, don’t feel that their emotions are a problem. We don’t feel we are overly sensitive, anxious, moody, mercurial, easily upset, or quick to anger. But talk to our friends and family. See what they say. (Awkward clearing of throat.) After interviewing a lot of ADHD […]
By Rick Green. “Who should know about my ADHD?” “Should I tell the school about my daughters diagnosis?” In those early days, after I was first diagnosed with ADHD, I told everyone. And that created problems. Don’t make the same mistake. My first reaction after finding out I have ADHD was a tornado of relief, […]
By Rick Green: Were you ‘recently diagnosed with ADHD?’ You’re probably still in a bit of a state of shock. (I was off-kilter for at least a year. Maybe longer. Actually, I kind of still am. Just not as much.) Here’s the good news. In our PBS documentary, ADD & Loving It?!, author and ADHD […]
ADHD: A Rick Green Sentiment I’m coping, everybody’s coping, and we can’t talk about it! Those early days, after I was first diagnosed with ADHD, were heady times. My first reaction was a mix of relief, excitement, and alarm. Bouncing between “This explains so much!” and ”What does it all mean? And I damaged? What […]