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ADD/ADHD & neurodiversity

Below are the best resources we could find on ADD/ADHD and neurodiversity.

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ADHD and Friendships: How to Play the Social Game!

The way ADHD brains develop can put us out of step with our childhood peers, leaving us feeling awkward, left out and with social anxiety that can follow us into adulthood. Here, I talk about my own experiences with that, and offer simple solutions.

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NeuroDiversity: The Birth of an Idea

Judy Singer is generally credited with the coinage of the word that became the banner for the last great social movement to emerge from the 20th century.

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Growing College Success From First Semester Failure

Beyond off the shelf ideas like going to office hours, using a calendar/planner, asking for help, using their accommodations, students need a structure that will empower them to better organize themselves around the deficits that accompanied them to college and to experience struggle (and even...

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Attention Regulation: The Difference Between ADHD and Autism (Explaining The Neurodiversity Rainbow)

This video explains in pictures the difference between ADHD and autism and the neurodiversity rainbow.

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Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder

Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers.

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Failing at Normal: An ADHD Success Story | Jessica McCabe | TEDxBratislava

Jessica McCabe tell us the story of her life. Once a gifted child with bright future, who later lives a life of a constant failures, because one thing—her ADHD diagnosis. Until one thing changed everything and she realized, that she is not alone.

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The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain

ADHD. Dyslexia. Autism. The number of illness categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions on this “culture of disabilities.

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Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder

In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Widely recognized as the classic in the field, the book has sold more than a million copies. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great.

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ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction—from Childhood through Adulthood

World-renowned authors Dr. Edward M. Hallowell and Dr. John J. Ratey literally “wrote the book” on ADD/ADHD more than two decades ago. Their bestseller, Driven to Distraction, largely introduced this diagnosis to the public and sold more than a million copies along the way.

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Asperger’s on the Job: Must-Have Advice for People with Asperger’s or High Functioning Autism and their Employers, Educators, and Advocates

Up to 85% of the Asperger’s population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence.

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