ADHD impacts young adults and their parents. There are challenges with academics,relationships, and work. A young adult must figure out how to make the best decisions for themselves.
Find options and strategies for parents of all ages of children and adults with ADHD from CHADD
ADHD can play a significant role in the health of romantic relationships and their eventual success. How can partners help one another?
In Middle School, I received a diagnosis of anxiety and ADHD. It was challenging, however with medication, therapy, and maturity, I aged into my ADHD gracefully and for over two decades, I managed. Last year, though, things changed. The bedrock of my stable mind shifted, and I started to feel…unsteady. Raising four children, managing life … Read more
Some time back in an earlier organization, my team-mate Arpi telephoned me from the office while I was on a field trip and working in scorching field conditions in Central India. Arpi, utterly oblivious to my exact situation, brought Shalin from the IT department on the line for a discussion to resolve a pending operational … Read more
Identified as an ADHDer at 39… “Ohhhhh, so that’s what’s been going on! What a relief…I am not a dumb Brown University graduate after all…Maybe they didn’t make a mistake admitting me… Wait a second!…You mean I went through over 30 years of really hard times when I didn’t have to? If only I had … Read more
Telling the boss you have ADHD is a big decision and not to be done casually. Dr. Ari Tuckman has some advice on when and why you might disclose at work — and when you might not.
Sharing an ADHD diagnosis, whether it’s a recent diagnosis or the first time a new friend hears it, can take some consideration: Will this person accept this information? Will they support me? Can they keep what I tell them in confidence?
Oh, THAT’S why I’m hungry! I put my lunch in the microwave, and thought I should do something while it heats. I went to put washing in the machine, but there was already stuff in there. I went to hang the washing up but there were sheets on the line. Oops! I think they’d been … Read more
ADHD symptoms are sometimes uncovered when women reach their mid-40s and older. Dr. Brown talks about the role changing hormones play in executive function.