ADHD

“How to Smooth the Time & Space Between Daily Activities: Transition Tips for Parents”

The space between can be rough for our kids. Whether it’s the space between brushing teeth and putting on socks, ...

“Why Your Child’s Messy Bedroom Is an Abstract Monster”

Imagine this: You’ve never seen a Rubik’s Cube before and, frankly, you have no prior experience working with puzzles of ...

4 Things Every Successful Super-Mom Knows | ImpactParents

*Note to all you Superdads out there: this applies to you, too – so read on! About once a week, ...

ADHD Hyperfocus: The Secret Weapon to Unleashing Productivity and Creativity – ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

I prefer to distinguish ADHD as attention abundance disorder. Everything is just so interesting, remarkably at the same time. – ...

ADHD Masking: Does Hiding Your Symptoms Help or Harm? – ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

How hard would it be to swim gracefully while holding a beach ball under the water? You might be able ...

“My Doom Piles Screamed ‘Undiagnosed ADHD’”

What’s in your doom pile? I first learned about doom piles from a client during one of our therapy sessions ...

“What My Daughter Taught Me (a Therapist) About ADHD”

Like most moms, I can clearly recall the moment my baby was first placed into my arms. It was real… ...

ADHD Stimming: Why It Happens and How to Cope – ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Do you catch yourself making the same sounds or movements repeatedly?  Maybe you hum a random song, bite your nails, ...

The Proof is In the Pudding – ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Annette Tabor interviews Darleen Beals Darleen Beals, ADDA+ member, was a nurse for 32 years. Now retired, she looks back ...

There are Only 5 Motivators for People with ADHD

Important Note: This is a quick tip summary of a more detailed article explaining the function of Motivation and its ...

“ADHD Cancel Culture is Strong. I Am Stronger.”

Here it comes: another friend giving me the silent treatment. I’ve been here before, but it still feels sudden and ...

5 Tips to Coach Your Teen To Ask for Help – ImpactParents

When your teen needs help, do they actually ask for help? Or do they pretend to have all the answers ...

“13 Ways to Make Yourself Fall Asleep”

Can’t seem to make yourself fall asleep? I often hear individuals with ADHD say things like, “I want to sleep, ...

“ADHD Masking Is Another Undue Burden for Women at Work”

When it comes to women, work, and ADHD, it’s impossible to really dig deep without understanding the lingering biases that ...

ADHD & Sensory Overload: Managing Overstimulation

Do you feel like you’re constantly bombarded by sensory information that doesn’t seem to bother others? It could be the ...

Q: “How Can Distracted ADHD Brains Slipstream into a Flow State?”

Q: “I’m a college junior and always feel overwhelmed. I have so much work to do that I’m always busy, ...

Rewards Systems: Why They Work for ADHD Kids and How to Start One

The Power of Rewards Systems Whatever the goal, rewards are tremendously uplifting and motivating for anyone. If you're trying to ...

“The Simulation Exercises That Expand Educators’ Understanding of Neurodivergent Students”

As an educator dedicated to supporting students with ADHD and other learning differences, I’ve delivered many presentations over the years ...

“How Exposure Therapy Reduced My Social Anxiety”

The word “shy” was affixed to my name in preschool, and I never fully shook it loose. It was a ...

If I Had Known — Lessons from a mom of an ADHD Adult

Reflections On Parenting ADHD We all want to do the best for our children, but sometimes we just don't know ...

Q: “My Teen Doesn’t Know How to Study!”

Q: “My 15-year-old daughter is doing well enough in school, but it’s always by the skin of her teeth. I ...

ADHD & Hyperfixation: The Phenomenon of Extreme Focus

Do you ever find yourself so deeply absorbed in what you’re doing that time just flies by? Maybe it’s playing ...

“My Call of the Void: What Intrusive Thoughts Taught Me About ADHD”

On an episode of an ADHD-related podcast I recently heard, the guest shared a familiar backstory — one of lifelong ...

Untreated Adult ADHD: Why a Diagnosis Is Life-Changing – ADDA

Untreated ADHD makes focusing, remembering details, and controlling impulses harder. It can feel like you’re swimming upstream against a strong ...

Rising from the Burnout: A Recovery Kit for Women with ADHD

Do you feeling tired or drained most of the time? Do you feel like running away? Do you struggle with ...
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