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Busy Puppy? Researchers Describe ADHD in Dogs

ADHD Weekly

Dogs and people seem to share similar behaviors that could be symptoms of ADHD. Researchers are exploring canine ADHD to better understand ADHD in humans.

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Men’s Health Month Promotes Awareness, Prevention, Education, and Family

ADHD Weekly

ADHD affects all parts of a man’s life, including his health and well-being. Managing ADHD is an important part of a man’s responsibility to himself and those who care about him.

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About It

By Caroline Maguire, MEd, ACCG, PCC

These five daily strategies can help you deal with negative and intrusive thoughts.

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Keeping Organized Goes Beyond a Task List

By Carey A. Heller, PsyD, and Jeff Copper, PCC, PCAC, MBA

Visual working memory, self-regulation, and advocacy play important roles in team organization, especially for adults with ADHD.

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Adult to Adult Free Course: Navigating College with ADHD

CHADD Education Programs

College is dramatically different than high school, with increased academic demands, differences in teaching methods and grading procedures, and less available accommodations and supports.

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Men: Treat ADHD to Improve Your Health

ADHD Weekly

ADHD symptoms easily get in the way of wellness. So, how can men keep themselves healthy and while also addressing ADHD? Two experts in ADHD and men’s health weigh in.

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Executive Function Issues and ADHD

Executive Function Issues and ADHD

By Carey A. Heller, PsyD, and Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD

As the awareness of executive functions has migrated from the scientific arena into popular discussion, so has confusion about what the term means. Let’s clear that up.

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Where Can Adults with ADHD Find the Best Treatment?

By Oren W. Mason, MD

Here’s what to consider when choosing the right type of specialist to help you manage your symptoms.

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Eight Ways to Stop Taking Things So Personally

Stop Taking Things So Personally

By Caroline Maguire, MEd, ACCG, PCC

Since our brains are hardwired to protect us from danger, we tend to focus on the negative stories we tell ourselves.

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Could a Body Double Help You Increase Your Productivity?

ADHD Weekly

Having company while you work could help you stay on task and offer immediate accountability.

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Will ADHD Symptoms Improve with Marijuana Use?

All Things ADHD Podcasts

People report that marijuana use helps improve their ADHD symptoms. But does it really help? Or does it mask a person’s ability to care about their problems rather than work to solve them? What are the benefits and downsides to using marijuana if you have ADHD? CHADD's resident expert Dr. Gene Arnold and guest Dr. Maggie Sibley discuss the research on the therapeutic role of marijuana, the potential downside of using unregulated drugs to help with ADHD symptoms, and why more research is needed.

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April is Stress Awareness Month: Playlist

Podcast Review

CHADD has complied podcasts and other resources that offer strategies and skills to help you and your loved ones manage stress and make it easier to live with ADHD.

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ADHD and the “Just Right” Relationship

ADHD 365 Podcasts

The symptoms of ADHD can have profound effects on intimate relationships. Even though ADHD is present, it doesn’t mean that the person with ADHD is the sole cause of problems. Transforming your relationship starts with both partners understanding the role that ADHD plays and nondefensive listening. Melissa Orlov provides tools to help couples create a responsive relationship that feels “just right” for both individuals.

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Women and Girls with ADHD Podcast Playlist and Resources

ADHD 365 Podcasts

“Break the Bias” has been the theme for Women’s History Month 2022, and toward that end, CHADD offers a variety of resources.

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Resources For Women and Girls with ADHD

Women's History Month

Updated resources on ADHD and support for women and girls.

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Frenzied, Frazzled, and Overwhelmed: The Interaction of Hormones and ADHD in Women in Midlife

By Carol Ann Robbins, PhD

Physicians often fail to recognize the underlying neurological condition at the root of the distress these women experience.

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Inattentive Women with ADHD

By Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD

There are as many variations on this presentation of ADHD as there are women who have it.

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Stimming and Fidgeting Helps Some People with ADHD to Pay Attention

ADHD Weekly

Some children and adults find that repetitive behaviors can help them have a sense of both calmness and focus. Often, they’re doing these behaviors without realizing it.

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ADHD and the Effects of COVID-19 on Health and Education

ADHD Weekly

Researchers are learning more about how the pandemic has affected the health and education of people who have ADHD.

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Will ADHD Symptoms Improve with Marijuana Use?

All Things ADHD Podcast Series

People report that marijuana use helps improve their ADHD symptoms. But does it really help? Or does it mask a person’s ability to care about their problems rather than work to solve them?

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Improving Social Executive Function Skills | A webinar for parents

Ask the Expert Webinar Series

Ryan Wexelblatt will provide parents with an understanding of how to help build social executive function skills in their children.

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Bias About ADHD Leaves Many Women with a Late Diagnosis

ADHD Weekly

Why do so many women receive a diagnosis for another mental health condition long before being accurately diagnosed with ADHD? We asked an expert on adult ADHD.

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Everyone has a better life than I do

ADHD Weekly

Social media can help you connect with friends and other people who have similar interests; it's an easy forum to share the highlights of your life. Yet for many women who are struggling with ADHD symptoms social media adds another layer of stress.

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I’m Pregnant. Should I Still Take My Meds?

ADHD Weekly

When you find out you’re pregnant—particularly if it’s unexpected—the next few months are filled with questions. You’ll be on the receiving end of many suggestions about how best to take care of yourself and your developing baby.

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Women Often Diagnosed with ADHD Later In Life

ADHD Weekly

Can an adult be diagnosed with ADHD even though she didn’t have symptoms of the disorder in childhood or adolescence? There is growing evidence that ADHD is emerging for the first time in adulthood for some people.

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How the Gender Gap Leaves Girls and Women Undertreated for ADHD

ADHD Weekly

Girls with ADHD often go undiagnosed until adulthood, while boys with ADHD are often prescribed stimulant medications earlier than girls, researchers have found. The gender gap in diagnosis and treatment frequently leaves girls and women floundering. As a result, girls often struggle with their ADHD symptoms longer than boys do before receiving a diagnosis and treatment.

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Planning or Hoping for a Pregnancy? Talk About Medication with Your Doctor

ADHD Weekly

Medication during pregnancy is discouraged. Women who are considering pregnancy need to know the risks and benefits of medication and their options to continue treatment.

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Routines for Times of Uncertainty

Routines for Times of Uncertainty

By Carey A. Heller, PsyD

Coping during the ongoing global pandemic requires flexibility, and individuals with ADHD will find that routines actually help them to adjust and function successfully.

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ADHD in the African American Community

Black History Month

During Black History Month and beyond, CHADD aims to increase understanding, dialogue, and access to resources. Read more about the organization’s efforts and outreach

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Black History Month Playlist: ADHD and Black Culture

All Things ADHD Podcast

The ADHD and Black Culture playlist will help raise awareness and educate African Americans about ADHD and other mental health challenges. It will also inform educators, healthcare providers, and other communities about the challenges and concerns Blacks face in America, whether or not they have ADHD.

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African Americans, ADHD, and Dysregulated Eating: What's Going On?

All Things ADHD Podcast

This month CHADD focuses on improving the lives of Black Americans who have ADHD and their families by highlighting information and resources that address their needs.

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Improving the Health and Wellness of Black Americans with ADHD

ADHD Weekly

This month CHADD focuses on improving the lives of Black Americans who have ADHD and their families by highlighting information and resources that address their needs.

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Black Adults Who Live with ADHD

Black Adults Who Live with ADHD

Melvin Bogard, MA, interviews Napoleon B. Higgins, Jr., MD

Cultural concerns need to be addressed for Black adults to receive proper evaluation and effective treatment for ADHD.

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5 Essential Ways to Have a Balanced and Healthy Relationship with Your Partner | Thriving with Adult ADHD

CHADD Webinars

Sharing a relationship with a partner who has ADHD can be very fun and exciting—especially in the beginning. As time moves on and the relationship starts to grow, there are times where you may feel alone, overburdened, unheard, and unimportant as a result of your partner’s ADHD symptoms. That’s when the relationship becomes difficult or can even end.

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Beyond Black History Month: Addressing Barriers in ADHD Care for People of Color

The ADHD Blog

In honor of Black History Month, CHADD focuses on the importance of cultural awareness and competency in diagnosing, treating, and caring for Black children and adults with ADHD.

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Myths About ADHD Can Cause Our Early Deaths

Myths About ADHD Can Cause Our Early Deaths

By Cynthia Hammer, MSW

The seven most harmful myths about ADHD prevent identification, diagnosis, and treatment during childhood.

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Your Lifestyle Will Determine Your Future

By Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD, and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD

Takeaways from the keynote address by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, at the 2020 Virtual International Conference on ADHD highlight the path to satisfying, functional, and healthy living for adults with ADHD.

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Pursuing Your Passion or Purpose When You Have ADHD

ADHD Weekly

ADHD symptoms don’t have to prevent you from following your passion or purpose where it leads.

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ADHD Benefits in the Workplace

ADHD Weekly

There are times when ADHD symptoms can help you in your career. A strengths-based approach to treatment can help your talents shine.

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Podcast Highlight: ADHD and Working from Home

All Things ADHD Podcast

During the past two years, many people have found themselves working from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Just like you, many people have been trying to adjust to this different way of working, either for the first time ever or for a long period of time.

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Find Your Theme or Dream for the Year

ADHD Weekly

Resolutions are hard to keep, especially for those with ADHD. Instead, set a theme or a goal to guide you through 2022.

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Prioritize Your Sleep for Good Health

ADHD Weekly

Missing out on a night’s rest not only leaves you feeling sleepy, but it can also make your ADHD symptoms much worse.

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Webinar: Live in the Present, Don’t Dwell on Your Past Mistakes

CHADD Webinars

Dr. Arthur Robin will outline the major domains of daily life and give examples of the kinds of mistakes in these domains that adults with ADHD dwell on, and illustrate how to translate these mistakes into reasonable goals for change in the present. He will suggest cognitive strategies they can use to build a more positive present and future.

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Webinar: Live in Harmony—Tips for Understanding a Partner with ADHD

CHADD Webinars

When your partner has ADHD and you don’t, you may misunderstand each other’s point of view. Learn what you can do to increase positive interactions, help your partner with ADHD to be more aware of your needs, and find a common ground.

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Coping with Sensory Overload

Coping with Sensory Overload

By Caroline Maguire, MEd, ACCG, PCC

For people with ADHD of all ages, overstimulation amid social situations can be painful and problematic—especially during the holidays. Five strategies can help them stay connected.

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New Research Shows ADHD Symptoms Can Go Up and Down

By Margaret Sibley, PhD

What does this mean for individuals with ADHD and their treatment providers?

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Anxiety, Perfectionism, and ADHD

CHADD Webinars

When you think about ADHD, perfectionism may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but many describe adults with ADHD as being perfectionists. This webinar will help you better understand why you put an enormous amount of time and energy into trying to be perfect. Learn ways to get unstuck and move forward with confidence.

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Who Are the Social Media Influencers Reducing ADHD Stigma?

ADHD Weekly

Who are you following on social media? Popular influencers can help to shape your understanding of ADHD.

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