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I don’t twiddle my pencil. I’m not hyper. I don’t engage in reckless behaviors. I am a full-grown woman. And, yes, I have ADHD. It ..read more
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I grew up with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but no one knew it at the time. In those days, hyperactive, disruptive, or ..read more
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From the moment my youngest daughter joined our home, she asserted her presence, loudly, and was in perpetual motion. We adopted Ainsley ..read more
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When my son, William, was little, he soaked up information like a sponge. When it came to reading, however, his eyes darted everywhere ..read more
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Sometimes teenagers get caught in a seemingly infinite loop of darkness fed by anxiety, social difficulties, and the pressures of growing ..read more
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For more than 30 years, I have lived with learning disabilities. It’s who I am. I accept it, even if it means I have work twice as hard ..read more
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“This egg is making me uncomfortable.” My son, William, said this exact phrase to me one morning as I tried to get him to eat an egg ..read more
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It wasn’t until my son started coming home from school, slamming his bedroom door, and swearing that he wasn’t going back to gym class ..read more
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Like most people with an ADHD diagnosis, I discovered my condition in the context of failing to meet school-related expectations. In third ..read more
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I don’t need to tell you that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) is very often misunderstood. By friends, classmates ..read more

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