Self-Esteem & ADHD: What breaks it down & builds it up

Self-Esteem & ADHD: What breaks it down & builds it up

PHILADELPHIA CHADD Presents: Marcy Caldwell, Psy.D Dr. Caldwell is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Philadelphia, PA. She is also the director and owner of Rittenhouse Psychological Services, RPS, …

Parents with ADHD: Strategies for Survival

Parents with ADHD: Strategies for Survival

BuxMont CHADDis pleased to announce a special presentation by Marcy Caldwell, Psy.D. Permission Slips, Lunches, Bedtime & Beyond: Strategies for Surviving Parenthood with ADHD ADHD is hard. Parenting is hard. …

2019 Annual International Conference on ADHD

2019 Annual International Conference on ADHD

Permission Slips, Lunches, Bedtimes and Beyond: Strategies for Surviving Parenthood with ADHD ADHD is hard. Parenting is hard. The combination can be brutal but can also come with some distinct …

Parents WITH ADHD

Parents WITH ADHD

By Liz Lewis If you’re trying to understand ADHD, what it is, what it isn’t, or looking for strategies to help improve your life, you’re in the right place. Each …

6 ADHD Friendly Tips to Eat Less Sugar

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When you have ADHD, it is easy to eat a diet that is high in sugar because ADHD symptoms seem to work against eating a healthy diet. Eating healthy meals …

How to Boost Self-Esteem in ADHD Adults

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Self-esteem is how you view yourself. It’s your personal evaluation of your strengths and weaknesses. People who have healthy self-esteem can appreciate their strengths and be compassionate for any limitations …

What Is Post-Divorce Trauma?

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Can divorce or marital separation lead to PTSD? The loss of a significant relationship can be one of life’s most difficult challenges. Divorce or separation, in particular, increases one’s risk …

5 Ways a Kitchen Timer Can Help ADHD

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ADHD symptoms? Here are five reasons that the kitchen timer should be used to help with ADHD. Keeps You on Task Staying focused on one task, particularly if it requires …

Hyperfocus and ADHD

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When Zeroing in Can Help or Hurt The name Attention Deficit Disorder can give the impression that if you have ADHD you can’t focus or pay attention to anything. However, …

Everything You Need to Know About ADHD

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition characterized by impulsive behavior, inattention, and hyperactivity. It’s usually diagnosed in childhood, but symptoms of ADHD can continue through adolescence and …

ADHD Exacts a Greater Toll on Women

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Research shows that ADHD exacts a greater toll on women than it does on men. Clinicians need a different set of tools for diagnosing and treating the disorder across genders …

What It’s Like to Have an ADHD Brain

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I’ve always sought comfort in familiar things. I rewatch the same TV shows. I reread the same books. I listen to the same songs for months on end. My routine …

In Praise of A.D.H.D.

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Ten years ago, when my son Nicolai was 11, his doctor wanted to put him on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. “It would make him less wild,” I explained …

College Students with ADHD

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Study Strategies To Help College Students with ADD or ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a brain-based disorder that is typically diagnosed in early childhood, but the latest statistics …

ADHD symptoms are associated with risk for smoking

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Teenagers and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to smoke cigarettes and become nicotine dependent than their peers who do not have ADHD. They are also more …

15 Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

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Do you have ADHD? About 4% of adults have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and many others have never been diagnosed. (About half of kids with ADHD still have it …