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ADHD Palooza for Women and Parents

Annual Online Conferences on ADHD for Women and Parents For Women Much-needed topics such as “ADHD Stages: Midlife and Menopause, “ADHD + Addictions: How They Intersect,” and “Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria & ADHD – Are You Really Too Sensitive?” 30 presentations! For Parents “Managing Anxiety and Frustration,” “When the Parent has ADHD, Too” and “What…

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Smart but Stuck by Thomas E. Brown

Dr.  Brown is a clinician and Professor with Yale University who specializes in the treatment of people with attention and related disorders. He is an insightful, highly creative and patient healer. In Smart but Stuck Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD, he offers portraits of 11 people suffering because of an overlooked, underappreciated facet…

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Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults Thomas E. Brown

I’m studying for my first advanced Certificate of Study (Level II in Chronic Disorganization) from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Dr. Brown’s book Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults is on the study list. This is not the first book I’d recommend to laypeople: it’s dense with references to the latest peer-reviewed medical…

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Edward Hallowell’s Delivered from Distraction

Edward Hallowell is an extremely gifted writer. His work is lyrical, poignant, often funny, and always to-the-point and accessible. I seldom want to write a review which is nothing but quotes from the book under consideration, but I had to fight the impulse this time. Instead, I will simply urge everyone who has any interest…

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Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder is an invaluable guide to understanding the lives of women with ADD.  Ms. Solden examines several possible journeys of such women, beginning in their early childhoods and following them to middle-age.  She illustrates common differences between the experiences of men and women with ADD.  She coaches her readers through the…

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Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey

Driven to Distraction by Dr. Edward Hallowell, a world-renowned expert on pediatric ADD and himself a person with ADD, and Dr. John Ratey, a Harvard Medical School Neuropsychiatrist, is a poignant, at times lyrical, message of hope for ADD-abled people and their neighbors, colleagues, friends and family.   This book is a comprehensive examination of…

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