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Tips for When ADHD Makes Reading Difficult

Tips for When ADHD Makes Reading Difficult

People with ADHD often struggle to read. Learn a few tips and watch a video about ADHD reading challenges and some ways to work around them.

I love getting new books, but attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) makes reading difficult. Discovering what is between book covers is a wonderful experience. However, finishing those books is a different issue. As is often the case for people with ADHD, I have difficulties with follow-through on things, and that includes reading; other people with ADHD find reading difficult for other reasons.

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Introduction to Noelle Matteson, Author of ‘Living with Adult ADHD’

Introduction to Noelle Matteson, Author of ‘Living with Adult ADHD’

Noelle Matteson, author of "Living with Adult ADHD," talks about an adult ADHD diagnosis and how she's handling it. Read more about Noelle Matteson here.My name is Noelle Matteson, and I will be writing for HealthyPlace’s blog Living with Adult ADHD. I am at the beginning of my attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) journey, so I thought this would be a good place to share my experiences and to learn about yours.

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Trying New Organization Strategies for Adults With ADHD

Trying New Organization Strategies for Adults With ADHD

I'm trying new organization strategies to deal with adult ADHD, and here is where I'm starting. Watch to learn what adult ADHD organization strategies I'll try.

Organization strategies for adults with ADHD help reduce frustration and regain time lost to disorganization. I feel organization strategies that work with adult ADHD will provide the foundation of being able to move out into the world and focus on living. My disorganization has robbed me of years of my life as I am always looking for something or moving things around the house creating another area of clutter. I needed a new organization strategy for dealing with adult ADHD, and this is what I decided to do.

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About Kathy West, Author of ‘Living with Adult ADHD’

About Kathy West, Author of ‘Living with Adult ADHD’

Kathy West, new author of Living with Adult ADHD, shares her struggles with psychiatric diagnoses and how adult ADHD is affecting her life.My name is Kathy West and I am the new author of Living with Adult ADHD. I am so grateful to share my experiences with this illness and things that have helped me cope more successfully. I want to hear about your experience with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and coping strategies you have discovered. Together, I believe we can improve our lives by sharing these things with one another.

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Is Technology Friend or Foe When You Have Adult ADHD?

Is Technology Friend or Foe When You Have Adult ADHD?

Does using technology to help adult ADHD symptoms, improve productivity or make things worse? There's an app for that, but is it the best idea with ADHD?

Technology is a tool, and like any tool it can be used for either constructive or destructive purposes. When it comes to focus and productivity, it’s wise to embrace all the tools at your disposal when you have adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Adult ADHD and Relationships, Divisions of Labor

Adult ADHD and Relationships, Divisions of Labor

When we are in a relationship with another person, there are thing we excel at and there are things they excel at. Why not find out what you’re best at and what they are, and then tag team the heck out of life?

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Adult ADHD, Sunglasses and Sunlight

Adult ADHD, Sunglasses and Sunlight

My doctor told me his theory on there being a connection between types of sunlight and Adult ADHD last year. Blue light is what is often used in those natural sunlight lamps that a lot of people use for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The lamps are supposedly able to give you more energy and keep you less sad during seasons where you don’t have as much access to natural sunlight. When summer comes around, those of us who are already hyped up, imagine what extra natural blue light can do for us …

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Adult ADHD and Decreasing Anxiety Using EFT

Adult ADHD and Decreasing Anxiety Using EFT

Ever wonder if tapping on your face could decrease your anxiety? Having Adult ADHD can be stressful and decreasing anxiety is always a good thing to strive for.

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Adult ADHD is Not a Gift?

Adult ADHD is Not a Gift?

I had some time to kill between class and my train home on Friday and I spent it watching youtube videos. A waste of time, you say? Nay! I watched videos about Adult ADHD and one in particular by Dr. Russell Barkley about the fact that Adult ADHD is NOT a gift. But, Dr. Barkley, we’ve been told for so long that ADHD isn’t only a bunch of junk that makes it hard for us to focus, but it’s something that helps us to be more creative and really good and different things. What is the meaning of this?

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Adult ADHD and Squirrels

Adult ADHD and Squirrels

Often with Adult ADHD, it’s easy to be distracted by squirrels – both actual squirrels and the ones that float around in your brain! You can be reading a good book, watching television, or preparing for that big important meeting and a squirrel can come into your brain and overtake it! Sometimes, that’s just what Adult ADHD is like …

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