Here is how to identify jobs and careers that are fulfilling and also a good fit for your unique strengths and preferences if you have ADHD.
As the end of the school year approaches, many teens will start thinking about getting a summer job. Besides the money they can earn, they will learn a sense of responsibility as well as have the opportunity to develop greater self-esteem, practice communication with others and sharpen their skills. If you are a parent with an ADHD teen, here are some tips to help them find a job that matches their interests, abilities and attention capacity.
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.
Here at Edge we talk a lot about how an ADHD coach can help you learn the skills you need to succeed in school. But what about after you get out of school? In this post, we provide some excellent advice from expert Ned Hallowell on how to get started figuring out what you want to do when you get out of school.