ADHD and Glasses: Why the Stigma?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A lot of people I know wear glasses.  Many kids in my middle school and high school wore glasses.    No one told them "why are you wearing glasses, why not...

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Winning with ADHD Takes Grit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Look up Grit in the dictionary, its says: "courage and resolve; strength of character."   In my post You Can’t Win If You Don’t “Suit Up”  I pointed out you have to show grit...

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Take Action

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We explored the idea of Controlling the Controllables, and one of the things we can control is our actions.      You will need to “Take Action” to manage your ADHD. The...

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ADHD vs Asthma: Understanding Stigma

ADDYTeens are more likely to face discussions as to whether they have something “real” or not. Many people have no problems with sitting still or focusing when they choose to,...

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Three things about ADHD

Three things about ADHD are true, and the sooner you accept them, the more likely you will be to able to learn how to win in life on your terms.   ADHD...

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ADHD vs Asthma: Why the Stigma?

One of these girls has ADHD.  The other one has Asthma.  Which is which?  Does it matter?   For years, I played on a traveling Academy soccer team that was extremely demanding...

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ADHD is Not an Illness

Medical terms like “disorder” or “disease” or “syndrome” are used for serious medical conditions like diabetes, cancer and sickle-cell anemia. ADHD can sometimes be called a disorder or a syndrome...

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Boulders In Your Backpack

Have you ever seen a track race? Maybe in the Olympics or at high school. Imagine a 400 meter race. Picture five people at the starting line. Four out of...

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