Comorbid: Dyslexia et al — ADD Tip o the day 261

With ADD or ADHD we are more likely to have learning problems – dyslexia, dyscalcula, dysgraphia.  I have a touch of each.  These are not actually part of ADD or ADHD, they just seem to frequently travel together.

I read well but retain little unless i make a special effort, for example, stop frequently and ask myself what I just read.  In college, i could sometimes figure out the complex formula but then miss the problem because of a simple addition error, learned to always check my math.   I have trouble dialing a phone correctly or recording a phone number.  Anything that requires entering a long string of numbers gives me a lot of grief, always need to check to see if got it right.  And my handwriting , oh my, but amazingly improved when i learned to slow down and to pay attention to each letter, especially l’s , e’s and r’s.

so there are strategies for each of these problems.  there are also coaches especially trained in reading problems.

doug                                                                                  add, adhd, coping with add, living with add, life with add, help for add, coping with adhd, living with adhd, help for adhd

reading tips clik here

more reading tips  clik here

my previous stuff on reading  clik here

proud of myself– learned links!

About doug with ADHD

I am a psychiatric physician. I learned I have ADHD at age 64, and then wrote two ADHD books for adults, focusing on strategies for making your life better. Your Life Can Be Better; strategies for adults with ADD/ADHD available at, or (for e books) Living Daily With Adult ADD or ADHD: 365 Tips O the Day ( e-book). This is one tip at a time, one page at a time, at your own pace. It's meant to last a year. As a child, I was a bully. Then there was a transformation. Now I am committed to helping people instead abusing them. The Bully was published in January, 2016. It's in print or e book, on Amazon.
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