Forgive your child and yourself nightly. You didn't ask to live with the effects of ADHD any more than did your child - Martin L. Kutscher


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What It’s Like to Have ADHD As a Grown Woman

Start talking about a disorder people can’t see and you learn to expect a certain amount of doubt, along with the occasional conspiracy theory involving drug companies, gluten, mass delusions, and other byproducts of this, our modern age. I understand (some) of where they’re coming from. ADHD, a chronic behavioral disorder, is complicated, confusing, and undeniably overdiagnosed.

If you’re female, the conversation is even more fraught. For decades ADHD was seen as a young boy’s disorder. New evidence suggests that it likely affects males and females equally, but that girls are far less likely to be diagnosed. For years the diagnosis ratio of males to females was 10:1. These…

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 What It’s Like to Have ADHD As a Grown Woman

I still have ADHD. I’m still disorganized. My room isn’t what you’d call clean. I still have to fight to stay on top of things that seem easy for others. Getting diagnosed wasn’t a cure, it was a key


Whether you are a caregiver or an educator for children and teens that may be experiencing symptoms of ADHD or that have already been diagnosed, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find the information and resources necessary to make a difference.


The internet blog of Dr.Kenny Handelman.


Living Well with Attention Deficit...ADDitude has provided clear, accurate, user-friendly information and advice from the leading experts and practitioners in mental health and learning for almost 10 years.

ADHD & Marriage

Dr. Ned Hallowell and Melissa Orlov blog about marriage when one or both spouses has ADHD. What is it like? What are common themes in marriages with ADHD? What strategies can be used to improve these relationships?

Adult ADD Strengths

A Blog about Adults with Attention Surplus Condition (aka ADHD) by Adult ADD Coach Pete Quily.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association is the world's leading adult ADHD organization. Our mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives.


Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder- CHADD - is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families.


myADHD subscribers have been using this website to help care for children, adolescents, and adults affected by Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Our subscribers are clinicians such as physicians, mental health professionals, coaches, parents, adults with ADHD, and educators. With myADHD they have instant access to important myADHD Tools including rating scales, history forms, and treatment ideas.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Information on ADHD including signs, symptoms and treatment.

Bright Tots

Signs, causes, symptoms, and treatment of ADHD and ADD in children.

Child Psychology and Mental Health

ADHD sometimes known as Attention Deficit Disorder is a condition that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. It is hard for these children to control their behavior and/or pay attention. It is estimated that between 3 and 5 percent of children have meet criteria for diagnosis, or approximately 2 million children in the United States.

National Institute of Mental Health

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common childhood brain disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).


An introduction to ADHD with further links and resources.

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