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How to approach choice and decision-making in our everyday lives when you have ADHD

April 27, 2017

Occam’s razor (or Ockham’s razor) is a philosophical principle designed to help determine the truth, or at least the most likely explanation. When there are multiple explanations or possibilities, the first line should be to go with the simplest choice. The more assumptions you have to make, the more unlikely an explanation is. Occam’s razor states that the simplest or most obvious explanation is […]

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It’s Almost Tax Time – Getting Your Financial Records in Order

April 1, 2017

Personal income tax is due in April, and getting your financial records ready in time is difficult, even for people without ADHD. To help you efficiently get through it all without feeling overwhelmed, think of the process of tax prep as a project with various tasks to complete throughout the month. Below are seven tasks you can create to help make reporting income tax a more feasible project to complete.

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The Most Efficient Way to Respond to Email

February 16, 2017

Harold R. Meyer and Susan K. Lasky take you through various steps in order to efficiently write emails.

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Don’t Let Emotions Screw Up Your Decisions

May 18, 2015

Learn how your emotions from one event can negatively figure into and affect other, non-related events.

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What is Executive Function?

September 30, 2014

General information on executive functions, as well as strategies.

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The Effects of ADHD on Communication

September 9, 2014

A closer look at ADD/ADHD effects on communication through: Talk the Talk, Speech and ADHD, Communication and ADHD, Pragmatics and ADHD, and Actions Speak Louder than Words.

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ADHD: Executive Function Impairments

May 11, 2013

Thomas E. Brown: A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults: Executive Function Impairments

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Learning disabilities and ADHD (Written for kids)

October 3, 2012

ADHD is not a learning disability, but it may affect how you learn. By becoming knowledgeable about your learning disability, you can learn to tackle it.

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ADHD Child/Adult Primer

October 1, 2012

What is ADHD? How can it be treated? How is ADHD diagnosed? These are just a few of the many basic questions asked and answered in this primer to help create a better understanding of the disorder for the diagnosed, and the parents of the diagnosed.

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Susan Lasky: Getting Things Done

September 11, 2012

Susan Lasky’s Audio Presentation on strategies for “Getting Things Done” for those with ADHD.

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