Resources Tagged With: inattention

I’m an Adult—How Do I Get Diagnosed With ADHD?

If you think you might have ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) as an adult, here’s what you can do. Read more ›

Adult ADHD: Tips and Tools to Improve Your Memory

If you have ADHD, you may struggle to stay focused during conversations. Retaining information given auditorily is difficult for everyone, but especially difficult for someone with ADHD.

To help adults with ADHD pay attention and retain information from conversations or oral instructions, here are some strategies and resources. Read more ›

ADHD in Adults is Challenging But Highly Treatable

When I was a child in the 1980s, the people I knew with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were hyperactive boys who went to the school nurse at lunchtime to get their medicine. Many people assumed that these boys would “grow out of” their symptoms as teenagers or adults. Read more ›

What is Executive Dysfunction?

Executive dysfunction is a behavioral symptom that disrupts a person’s ability to manage their own thoughts, emotions and actions. It’s most common with certain mental health conditions, especially addictions, behavioral disorders, brain development disorders and mood disorders. Read more ›

ADHD Treatment for Kids

ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder among U.S. children and adolescents, leading to differences in attention, impulsivity, energy and behavior. All of this can be disruptive to a child’s school and learning experience as well as their social-emotional wellbeing. Read more ›

Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work for ADHD?

The challenges of living with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) aren’t just limited to kids. The condition often lasts into adulthood, where working professionals and sometimes parents have to contend with symptoms that make it difficult to stay organized, focus, and reign in impulsive behavior. Read more ›

How Does ADHD Medication Work? Your First Questions Answered.

How does ADHD medication work, anyway? Here are straightforward answers. Read more ›

DBT Skills: The Go-To Treatment for ADD?

Dialectical behavior therapy teaches people to manage their ADHD symptoms using four basic DBT skills: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. Read more ›

Learners with ADHD: Effective Strategies for Educators

Building a learning environment structured to support learners with ADHD can help boost student confidence and academic achievement.

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ADHD and Me: How to Talk About Your Strengths

A tool to help youth with ADHD discover, appreciate and talk about their many strengths.

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