Getting the Most Out of Your Smartphone When You Have ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2017-04-27

An overwhelming majority of people in the United States—95%—own a cell phone of some kind. Seventy-seven percent of people have a smartphone. For many individuals with attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) and executive functioning issues, using a smartphone can be daunting, especially beyond call and text message capabilities. Even those who feel comfortable using certain types of apps (such as calendar or Facebook) may not be getting the most out of their phone in terms of using it to organize themselves or limit distractions from it. If you struggle with ADHD, here are some suggestions to help you maximize your smartphone.