"Your daughter's version of ADD sounds a lot like me. Growing up I was known as a "daydreamer" and didn't do as well in school as I would have liked because people thought I was lazy and unmotivated also. I lose things all the…"
"In addition to the resources Amy provided, the "Survival Tips" you see on this forum is what directed me to this site. I cried when I began reading it because the preface and the first chapter were like pages from my life. I felt validated…"
"I was just diagnosed this past April. I would have never thought - if it weren't for the research I did when my 12 year old daughter was diagnosed. Even at that - she and I have some very different symptoms. I tend to be more active - need to…"
I am new to this site too. But I have some books / resources that have been extremely helpful for me, so maybe for you too.
Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden
Delivered from Distraction by Edward…"
"Wow I feel this way too! People have always told me that I was creative and interesting, but I always got complaints from ppl in my life (family and friends) that would say I was too forgetful, lazy, messy, unorganized, hyper, strange, and just…"
Hi, I am a 20 year old college student living in the southeast, and I'm new to the fact that women can also be diagnosed with ADD. Although I'm sure any possibility that I have ADD would not be severe, after looking at an online checklist of symptoms of ADD in women, I found that I had selected over 90% of the questions, and it struck a chord with me. I've always felt that I was "different" somehow from other girls, and have suffered from an anxiety disorder ever since I could remember. This…See More