Last month Edge Foundation attended CHADD’s regional conference in Anaheim. The keynote speaker, Mark Katz presented an inspiring talk about resiliency we felt you needed to hear. You probably already know that resiliency means having the ability to roll … Read More
Earlier this month, Edge Foundation Executive Director, Sarah Wright, and researcher, Sharon Field of Wayne State University, presented Edge Foundation’s coaching pilot study results at the CHADD 21st Annual International Conference on ADHD in Cleveland, OH. As promised earlier this … Read More
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
If you or your child has ADHD and is starting to think about finding a college to attend, you’ve probably been Googling “ADHD friendly colleges” and “ADHD college programs” hoping to find the perfect program for your needs. Here are five factors you can use to help you evaluate if the potential schools you find will be a good fit for ADHD.
School’s almost out. Everyone has summer on their minds. But have you spent any time thinking ahead to next year’s classes? How about the year after that? The end of the school year is a good time to look ahead … Read More
If you are attending college, you probably don’t realize that just a few short years ago gambling was not part of everyday American life. Today gambling is as common as alcohol in college life. There are gambling opportunities everywhere: Vegas vacations targeting the spring break crowd, state-run lottery tickets at every corner store, Native-run casinos just up the road, slot games can be joined from every computer, and dorm room card games are a Friday night ritual. Students with ADHD are especially at risk for developing a gambling addiction. In fact ADHD students have an even higher rate of problem gambling than other college students – as many as 19% (nearly 1 in 5) college students with ADHD have a problem with gambling.
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
By Robert Tudisco, Edge Foundation Executive Director I wish I knew back in college what I know now about living with ADHD. I had to learn ways to cope the hard way because I wasn’t diagnosed until many years after … Read More
It can be surprising to find out that people with ADHD are prone to obesity. Several key characteristics of ADHD can contribute to the development of an eating disorder. In this post, we talk with Dr. Dukarm about the links between ADHD and eating disorders. She is the founder and director of the Center for Eating Disorders, an outpatient treatment center that specializes in the overlap between disordered eating symptoms and attention problems.
Dear Edge Coach, What makes your coaches different from the other coaches out there? Signed, Shopping around Dear Shopping, It’s great that you are exploring what makes one coach better than another before you sign up. When you work with an … Read More