ADHD Success Strategies

Duane Gordon, Creative Genius and ADHD Hero

Interview by Judy Brenis, ADHD coach, AAC Fifteen years ago, Duane Gordon was about to lose yet another job. His marriage was on the rocks and he admits, “I was a lousy husband and father.” Flash forward to today and Gordon, who was officially diagnosed with ADHD in 1998, can now boast, not only of […]

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How to Handle Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace

ADDA recently participated in Mediaplanet’s Mental Health Awareness campaign where we united with likeminded industry leaders to raise awareness for mental health issues and advocate to make mental health care a priority. The campaign was distributed through USA TODAY on May 18th, 2017 and is published online. You can read our contribution here. Please spread […]

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ADHD-Friendly Technology in the Workplace

By Jay Carter Technology is an essential tool in today’s society. In fact, advances in technology have paid off big time for adults with ADHD who benefit from the wealth of new programs and applications offering help with planning, time management, reminders, note-taking, and the like. But the sparkle of technology can be a double-edged […]

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Recognizing ADHD at Work

Organizing Your Time & Space

By Rachel Rosenthal Strisik, JD Let’s face it: life is hectic. We might wish we could get around it, but sometimes life gets messy. We can’t control much of the chaos that surrounds our everyday lives, but we can control – at least partially – the space where we live and work. Most often, our physical clutter leads […]

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Planning for Success

Getting Personal With Your Planner

By Becky Wheeler My ADHD clients often seek help with planning, time management, and accountability. Although they each share similar concerns about remembering appointments and completing tasks on time, the causes and the solutions to these obstacles are as unique as the individual. Using a planner, or agenda, is the standard answer but the way […]

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Saying No Means Saying Yes to Success

The Awesome Power of “No”

By Dan Pryor I love helping my colleagues. Saying “yes” makes me feel important and it pleases them. But sometimes I over-commit because I like saying yes. Volunteering provides opportunities to participate in fun, energizing or very important projects, but I suspect that I – and many other ADHD’ers – often say yes because we […]

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