Welcome to The ADHD Manual!

Living with ADHD in a world built for neurotypicals (people with the most common brains) is like trying to follow an IKEA assembly manual for our Hot Wheels race car track pieces. No matter how much tape is at our disposal, those little Swedish illustrations elude us. We could toss this rocket launcher and buy crappy plastic pins. Or we could toss the manual and write our own.

Episode 10 is live! Today I try to give you all the dirt on diagnosing ADHD: who can do it, how to do it, how not to do it, and how to get started when seeking a diagnosis and getting help feels impossible.

Episode 8 is live! To celebrate the arrival of ADHD Awareness Month, I apply some ADHD awareness to my pre-diagnosis journal entries from adolescence and young adulthood. Listen to find out why my friends stopped inviting me to Warped Tour.

Episode 4 is live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Play with an overview of the second pillar of ADHD, emotional hyperarousal, and how to differentiate between ADHD and bipolar disorder. Check out more about the three pillars of ADHD here. Podbean insisted my under-500-characters summary was over 500 characters, so here are the links […]