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Breaking: Study Suggests ADHD Persists Into Adulthood

Nothing is impossible ...

I have news for you. You might want to sit down. It seems that some rocket scientist has discovered that ADHD might persist into adulthood.

No no, stop shaking your heads. It's true, it's all right here in the Independent. Well, you know, if the Independent is to be believed.

And given that the Independent has used a valid citation to an article published on a...
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There’s No ADHD Back Seat

I won't play second fiddle, I'll play something else

People with ADHD are a group that share a cluster of symptoms and traits. That means we have lots in common with each other. And while no two of us have all the same symptoms, we can usually recognize our strengths … okay, maybe not, but we can understand why other people with ADHD are good at some things and not...
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Do You Believe In ADHD?

I see that ADHD is real

Do you think that ADHD is a real disorder? Do you know what constitutes this disorder? Do you believe that it affects millions of people in the world, maybe billions?

I'm asking you because I know that there are people who say that it does not exist.

People like the verbose and semantic manipulating Dr. Richard Saul, who claims that ADHD is a “catch...
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The Right Way, The Wrong Way, and The ADHD Way

When you're right, you're right

There are many things that can be done the right way or the wrong way. And there are rather a lot of things that can be done different ways.

To be truthful, there are lots of people who believe that things must be done a certain way to be done the right way, even if others believe that those same things should be done a...
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ADHD, Are You Listening?

Listen up ...

I heard something funny the other night at a party. I know it was funny, everyone laughed. Everyone including me, I laughed. I laughed and laughed.

You should have heard it, you'd probably have laughed also. You might have laughed like the others in the room, they all thought it was funny. Or you may have laughed like I did. I said I thought it was funny also. But I...
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Don’t Vote For ADHD

I'm voting for me ... not!

So today is election day here in Canada. Remember that post I wrote a week or so ago about how I shouldn't run for office? Well, did I mention that I keep getting the urge to do just that?

No? Well, I could have mentioned it. I do get the urge sometimes. You see, I do passionately want to make things better for...
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Is ADHD A Real Medical Disorder

Real insulting ...

What an interesting question, eh? In truth, I don't hear this question much any more. I'm more likely to hear blatant statements like “They tried to tell me I had ADHD, but I didn't want to go through all that.”

And my first thought is “I'd rather you'd actually asked me if ADHD was real.” At least there's room for discussion in that conversation.

But maybe I'm being hasty here....
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Not Every Day Is An ADHD Day

There are days ...

I have ADHD, and I have it every day. But I don't notice it every day. Or at least I don't always think about it.

And the truth is that until I turned fifty, I had no idea that I had ADHD. So imagine how much I thought about it then? Exactly. Not at all back then.

But since the diagnosis, and yes, for a little while before...
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Elections On My ADHD Mind

Yes, vote ... just not for me

You know, somebody has got to stop me. Before I do some damage. No, I mean some real damage. I keep having this fleeting thought that I should run for office.

Now, I'm pretty sure that the world is full of two different kinds of people. There are those who would say “There is no freaking way that you should be in...
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