Have you ever been so far behind you considered dropping out? If you have ADHD, you aren’t alone. Students who have ADHD are much less likely to finish college than their peers. No one is keeping track of whether or not you come to class. It’s a time where you need solid skills in time management, organization and self discipline. Unfortunately, if you have fallen too far behind in your school work, you may not be able to avoid dropping out, but there are some important steps you can take right now to help get you through this difficult time.
There is a big shift in the relationship between parents and children when a child head off to college. There are new worries for parents students who have ADHD when they live away at home and aren’t able to comfort … Read More
A lot of people find our site while searching for an ADHD-friendly college. Parents hope to find the perfect program to take their place when their son or daughter heads off to college. There are a host of factors that parents use to judge if a school is appropriate: cost, size and location. There are 5 other criteria you can use to determine if a college is a good fit.
We’re pleased to announce About.com has posted an interview with the Edge Foundation. The article explores how coaching can help high school and college students with ADHD reach their full potential. ADHD Coaching for High School and College Students About.com … Read More
[Note: This is part one of a two part story written by guest blogger, Shaina Humphries, University of Illinios — Editor] Jesse is an average college student. He’s an engineering major at the University of Illinois, lives in a … Read More
Editor’s Note:Our last blog talked about how ADHD has impacted Jesse in school.This one explores how coaching has made a difference in his life.For more information about how an Edge ADHD Coach can help you visit Edge Foundation’s Coaching Page.] … Read More
Last month Michael Phelps proved that people with ADHD can keep their edge and be wildly successful. To celebrate ADHD awareness month, we’d like to ask you “What do you do to keep your edge?” After you take the poll, … Read More
As the days grow shorter, it’s easy for all of us to get less active. If you think about it, how much more time do you spend on-line or watching TV during the winter, when in the summer you would … Read More
A follow-up to a Washington Post article. The transition from high school to college is a big step for everyone. When you have ADHD, however, going to college can feel like stepping off a cliff without a safety net. A … Read More
Edge ADHD coaches are trained, experienced, dedicated professionals who have a passion for helping young people with ADHD succeed. All our coaches either have ADHD themselves, or love someone who does, so they understand the challenges of ADHD (ADD) from … Read More