So you think your young’n is exhibiting some ADHD traits. Maybe she seems to have a bit more trouble transitioning or initiating tasks than others her age, or perhaps he has particularly strong emotional reactions to criticism or frustration. Now what?
Category: Life with ADHD
🎃 HAPPY ADHD AWARENESS MONTH! 🎃 Every time I searched “ADHD playlist” all the results were “focus music” and “binaural beats” and “beta waves.” I don’t know about you, but sometimes I would rather eat nails than focus. I just want a playlist that captures what it’s like to live my life. So that’s what […]
In part one I explored the challenges ADHDers in recovery from substance abuse face and shared my opinions on how we in the healthcare field can address them. But why is it so common for those with ADHD to struggle with substance abuse in the first place? Here are some theories.
Why I Support Stimulants as First Line Treatment for ADHDers in Recovery
“Guess what, I have flaws. What are they? Oh I don’t know. I sing in the shower. Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I’ll hit somebody with my car. So sue me.”
I’d like to remind neurotypicals of something extremely important. It is not up to you what ADHD, or neurodivergence, means.