When you have ADHD or other executive functioning challenges, you may feel restless, impulsive and have difficulty paying attention. That can make managing your time much harder. There are skills you can learn to help overcome these challenges and be more productive with your time.
When you have ADHD, you know that simply wanting to get something accomplished is a lot harder than making it happen. Students with ADHD struggle with time management every single day — not to mention getting organized, staying focused, and … Read More
Dear Edge Coach, My 17 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD last fall. One of her challenges is getting to school on time. When she is late, she is late between 1 and 5 minutes. Do I have legal … Read More
Do you find yourself distracted whenever you turn on your computer? Going online is especially distracting for everyone – not just people who have ADHD. Email, social media, online games, banking and blog feeds are all appropriate uses of online time. But they can also keep you from focusing on more difficult computer uses like researching and writing papers. Here some low-tech tips for keeping your priorities in mind and using your time wisely.
If do much reading about ADHD sooner or later you are going to come across the term “executive function” and wonder what in the heck is that? Simply put, executive function is a term that psychologists and medical professionals use to describe the higher functions of our brain that help us control and self-manage ourselves.
Editor’s note: This month our guest blogger, Kelsey Peterson, started out writing a column about procrastination, but ended with a column about being superwoman. Our guess is that the two things are connected. Do you find yourself procrastinating when you … Read More