Is Adult ADHD Related to Sleep Challenges?
Are adults with ADHD more likely to have difficulties with sleep, and in what ways? This research brief examines two studies that investigated the associations between sleep disturbances and adult ADHD. The first study found that sleep problems were more severe and greater in frequency among adults with ADHD compared to adults without ADHD who…Read More
ADHD and Toxic RelationshipsCHADD Webinar
How to Spot ADHD without Hyperactivity Natalie was sitting in her classroom chair listening to her teacher, but then she started thinking about her upcoming playdate. Then she noticed that the girl in front of her had a label sticking out. Then she looked out the window to see a squirrel scurrying up a tree.…Read More
Think You Can Spot ADHD in Your Classroom?
Teachers (and parents): Test your knowledge of ADHD. Then read this article to learn which ones you got right. Medication for ADHD should be taken only as a last resort. True False Boys always have the hyperactive type of ADHD. True False We all have a bit of ADHD so it is not a serious problem. True False…Read More
How to Build and Maintain New Habits
(When Consistency is So Hard!) Habits and routines are the building blocks of daily life. But how can you build new habits when you are challenged by ADHD and consistency is so hard? What if you thought of your new habit as just one new daily lifestyle change that you repeat until it becomes automatic?…Read More
How Would a Professional Approach Treating an Adult with ADHD?
John is a forty-two-year-old accountant. He is married and has two kids; Jenny is ten and Jack is eight. John decided to seek services with a psychologist due to a few specific issues. At his job, he has a difficult time keeping on top of his work. He often ends up working late at night…Read More
Frenzied, Frazzled and Overwhelmed: The Interaction of Hormones and ADHD in Women in MidlifeCHADD Webinar
Meditation and Adult ADHD
How Meditation Can Help Improve Your Life Skills and Happiness Perhaps you have heard of meditation and its benefits. Perhaps you have heard that meditation can be one of the most helpful activities that a person with ADHD can do for improved life outcomes. You may say, “Sounds good. How can I get started?” If…Read More
ADHD and Online Higher Education Programs
During the pandemic that began in early 2020, students throughout the United States had the unique opportunity of learning through solely technological means. A learning curve was expected for students and instructors as lessons were digitalized and creative means were required to be used for students to still feel like they were in a face-to-face…Read More
Healthcare Disparities and ADHD
While ADHD is one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disabilities, many individuals are faced with difficulties in accessing appropriate diagnostic and treatment services. Accurate diagnosis and treatment of ADHD can be challenging due to co-occurring conditions or behavioral problems, as well as inconsistencies in reported ADHD symptoms across different settings. Disparities in ADHD diagnosis and…Read More
Join the “Three Micro-Connections a Day” Challenge
Being “social” can be hard for those of us with ADHD, regardless of our age. We often feel like ghosts, lonely and left out. Trying to be social can feel like an epic quest as we cloak ourselves in armor and draft battle plans to defend against the “just in case” instances that might come…Read More
Will ADHD Symptoms Improve with Marijuana Use?
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/vxgcat/Will_ADHD_Symptoms_Improve_with_Marijuana_Use_EDajdxt.mp3 Listen to the full recording. People reporT THAt MARIJUANA USE helps to 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?…Read More