Spring is the perfect time for exploring the great outdoors; camping, swimming, running or any sport that gets you outside. Make this season the most by using this opportune time to delve into activities that utilize excess energy so common … Read More
There’s been so much attention the past few days about whether Ritalin is effective for treating ADHD, you may have missed the news that fidgeting can help manage ADHD. That’s right, fidgeting actually helps kids with ADHD stay alert. Time … Read More
Ever tried to do two or more things at once? Like doing homework and listening to your music? Or listening to a talk and doodling your notes? Did it work for you? Those secondary “mindless” tasks (the doodling and … Read More
Being chronically late can be a problem when you have ADHD. Instead of focusing on getting your boss to understand why you are tardy, it’s more useful to consider ways to get yourself to work (and school) on time. You can do it! It just may take a little experimenting to find what works best for you.
VHow is it possible that someone with ADHD can focus for hours on something that’s interesting? It’s a common misconception that people with Attention Deficit have a deficit of attention. It would be more accurate to say we have trouble paying attention appropriately. Here are seven strategies to help you manage ADHD hyper-focus.
There’s a lot of talk these days about information overload. You may have missed our post about tips to handle information overload. The core idea to managing information overload is to prioritize what you want to see and choose when … Read More
Editor’s Note: This month we are pleased to publish a guest post by Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. Nationally recognized psychologist, Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D., has many years helping children, teens and adults to learn better planning and organizational skills. Dr. Nadeau … Read More
Last week we wrote a post about executive function and ADHD inspired by John Medina’s book Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. Each of Medina’s 12 Principals are based on scientifically-proven facts about … Read More
A special thanks to Edge Foundation Executive Director, Robert Tudisco for inspiring this article. Robert was an adult when he received his ADHD diagnosis. Since that time he tackled his ADHD head-on and shared what has worked for him. Robert … Read More