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No Time to Think, Too Busy, Frantic, Overloaded — ADD Tip o the Day 542

The New York Times The New York Times took some time off from bashing ADD, ADHD, Ritalin and the other medications to print this article, which explains a lot. Avoiding We make ourselves busy so we can avoid feelings or … Continue reading

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How to function with ADD ADHD – ADD Tip o the Day 541

Coping and functioning Isn’t that what we try to do? So if we have ADD ADHD we try to cope with it. We can’t cure it, but we can treat the symptoms, and we can use strategies to cope. And … Continue reading

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How can you tell if they know about ADD ADHD? — ADD Tip o the Day 540

Finding a knowledgeable professional – a followup Hard to do.  Lots of misinformed people, including professionals.  Other things can mimic ADD ADHD. I assume most ADD ADHD certified coaches know what they’re doing. Good suggestions: From mike: look them up … Continue reading

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ADD ADHD and hypersensitive — ADD Tip O the Day 539

Is it me or is it my ADD ADHD? I’m hypersensitive to some noises – the dishwasher bothers me, the washing machine drives me up the wall, nose blowing is very unpleasant. I hate jarring – getting my chair bumped … Continue reading

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Do they know what they’re talking about? – – – ADHD Tip o the Day 538

Find someone who knows I keep telling people to make sure that the professional they go to really knows about ADD ADHD.  Unfortunately, many don’t, and unfortunately, many don’t know that they don’t know. So Rachel asked me, how do … Continue reading

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ADD or ADHD -Label or Diagnosis? — ADD Tip o the Day 537

We all have our attitudes Sometimes people have attitudes that seems strange to me, like about medications or diagnoses. But everybody is different, and we all see such things from our own viewpoints and experiences. The best comment I’ve read … Continue reading

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Why we need a good evaluation — ADD Tip o the day 536

Get the right diagnosis Diagnosis of ADD ADHD isn’t just based on one symptom. We need a full, careful, and thorough evaluation. That includes: 1. a good history 2. reviewing available documents like report cards etc. 3. ideally, talking with … Continue reading

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