Are You Affected or Afflicted with ADHD?

Sometimes I get emails, comments or calls where a person says they are “afflicted” by ADHD and this really bothers me for a couple of reasons. First there is no question in my mind that ADHD is a disability, I know that as I am someone who is affected by ADHD. Note...

Are You Being Treated “Less Than?”

Quality Over Quantity I didn’t have tons of friends growing up. Not uncommon for someone affected by ADHD. It didn’t really bother me because I figured I preferred a few really good friends over a lot of casual friends.  But the problem with having a small...

Get Away from Excuses and Get Real

Those of us affected by ADHD find ourselves often explaining why we are late or didn’t get something done. We believe if we just explain what happened (sometimes even with a little prevarication) everything will be OK. But here’s the deal, our excuses are...