For adults with ADHD, listening can be a challenge. Inattention and being easily distracted are two of the symptoms of ADHD that make focusing on a conversation or a lecture doubly difficult. Simple strategies, combined with practice and greater awareness, can help you improve your listening skills.
The symptoms of adult ADHD – e.g., trouble focusing, difficulty prioritizing tasks, and lateness – can make work life challenging to say the least. That is why choosing or transitioning to the right career is doubly important if you have adult ADHD. A diagnosis of ADHD does not mean that your work life is doomed to being a constant struggle. You can identify the type of work that leverages your ADHD strengths so you can get the most out of your career.
When most people occasionally bounce a check or forget to pay a bill, they may put it down to forgetfulness or a busy work schedule. However, for adults with ADHD, managing money can often be a constant struggle. Trouble with planning, organizing and self-control are the opposite of what it takes to successfully manage your personal finances. Having ADHD does not mean you are destined for financial problems. The key is creating a simple plan and put it in place, step by step.
In today’s world, apps are indispensable. They give us directions to keep us from getting lost, allow us to manage our money, and a hundred other daily tasks. So it is no surprise that apps have been created for helping … Read More
Checking-in is one of the most important parts of the ADHD/Executive Functioning-coaching models. It is one of the primary differences that separate life coaching from ADHD coaching. Although there are many aspects of the ADHD coaching process that support young … Read More
As trained ADHD coaches, we appreciate new, promising research that shows driving instructors who utilize a coaching strategy to communicate with their students to be more successful. To date, there has been little research conducted on the impact of coaching … Read More
Have you ever been introduced to something new, and suddenly you find endless examples and opportunities to use that knowledge around you? That’s how I felt after taking the Career & Life Planning Services Specialty Training Program (CSST) taught by … Read More
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Edge Foundation is doing BIG things and we want you to have a BIG impact with your dollars. Big or small, all donations made through Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event on May 6, 2014 will have a HUGE impact on Edge Foundation clients. … Read More
Just a few years ago, ADHD coaching was relatively new. Most people hadn’t heard about it. Slowly people are getting the news that ADHD coaching is a proven method of lessening your ADHD symptoms — without medication. But don’t just … Read More