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What’s the Best Career for Someone With ADHD?

“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.

ADHD Expert Rick Green

I have ADHD. Who Should I Tell About it?

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 do I do about it?”

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You Need a Good Education – Not a Standard Education

“You need a college education if you want to get a good job.” My parents told me that. The school system told me that. And what I could see of the real world from my High School seemed to confirm it.

A university degree brings you wealth, happiness, opportunity, and success. Not having degree doomed you to menial, unpleasant, and servitude. It was obvious…

ADHD Expert Rick Green

Disclosing ADHD? – Curb your enthusiasm

As ADHD specialist Dr. David Teplin explains, “In terms of disclosure, like anything else in life you have to be aware of who you are telling, who is receiving that, and what they might do with it. In some ways it has to do with trust. In some ways it has to be with naivety. Or lack of naivety. And really at the end of the day what you’re trying to achieve or what you think will be helpful.”
Who have you told? And how did it go?

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How to Survive “Back to School” With ADHD

Trick Question: who is school harder for? 1) A kid with ADHD. 2) The parent of a kid with ADHD. 3)The parent of a kid with ADHD who also has ADHD. Answer: YES! Any way you look at it, “back to school time” is a stress factory waiting to happen, regardless of whomever in your house is challenged (and gifted) with ADHD…