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LSAT Administrators Can No Longer Defend Discrimination as “Free Speech!”

 

Listen to Attention Talk Radio Host, Jeff Copper Interview Robert Tudisco

 

Here is a huge victory for students with ADHD and other disabilities. It is a perfect example of the power of a unified voice. Unfortunately, the fight is not over. This is a solid first step, but there are several other high stakes tests, like the LSAT, that still discriminate against students with ADHD and other disabilities. We can't stop until discrimination ends for all students with ADHD and other disabilities. Listen here»

 

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ADDA’s 25th Anniversary Conference (held July 24-27, 2014) was phenomenal! Four days (including a full day of preconference workshops and sessions on July 24th!), with four fabulous keynote speakers and over 50 breakout sessions! Add to that numerous special events, such as the past and present board members panel, the Saturday night Gala with a panel discussion on 25 years of adult ADHD with Sari Solden, Dr. Ned Hallowell and Dr. Thomas Brown all in celebration of 25 years of ADDA! It was a celebration of one of the most creative, impulsive, adventurous tribes on Earth all gathered to share the latest research and up-to-the-minute, leading-edge strategies for succeeding with adult ADHD.

 

And we’ve got it all on tape! (Well, not “tape,” really, but you know what we mean…

 

Doctoral Study Examines ADHD Strengths!

Think of yourself in terms of your strengths after participating in this strengths-based doctoral study examining patterns of intelligence for individuals with ADHD. Get some clarity for academic challenges and how to address them, career planning, and your predominant intelligence categories. How are you smart? Take this online survey to discover your strengths. It will take about 35 minutes to complete and assessment results will be provided to you with identification of your predominant intelligence types. Learn more about your strengths at http://www.miresearch.org.

This study is being conducted for a Walden University dissertation, Kathleen Mettler, Ph.D Student, Contact: kathleen.mettler@waldenu.edu or howareyousmartstudy@gmail.com.

 

"TADD" Talks

You've heard of "TED" talks? Everyone's heard of TED talks. As part of ADHD Awareness Month and our special activities, ADDA has created TADD, where we'll be Talking about ADD every day the entire month of October! TED talks are 18 minute presentations on a variety of interesting subjects. TADD recordings are only 9 minutes long (we do have a shorter attention span, you know!)

Want to know about TADD Talks but hate to read? We've even got a solution for that! Check out this video, or read on to learn more about what's in store for you this month.

We're got fantastic recordings from the leading experts in the ADHD community all available free, and there's no registration required.

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Let's Change the World!

ADDA’s Workplace Issues Committee is conducting a survey to determine:

  1. How many ADHDers choose to disclose their ADHD at work?
  2. What factors contribute to the decision to disclose (or not)?
  3. For those who do disclose, what are the results?

If you are or were an employee with ADHD, whether or not you ever disclosed your ADHD at work, please help shed some light on the decision to disclose.  Our survey can be completed quickly and easily. The results will be published here on the ADDA Web site.  Participate now.

Can we count on you?

Please spread the word and encourage other adults with ADHD to take the survey. Knowing helps all of us! Thank you!

Learn more about disclosing your ADHD at work.


ADDA's Open for Business


ADHDers are renowned entrepreneurs. Many of our members own businesses or are self-employed. ADDA is now open to accepting advertising in our monthly newsletter (going out to many thousands of adults with ADHD eagerly seeking solutions in the form of your products and services. If you have something of value to offer our audience, you can support ADDA while ADDA and its members help you build your business.  Read More»


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Found Guilty of ADHD


By Ally Martin

In January 2014, ADDA’s Correctional Health/Justice Committee released a white paper discussing the importance of identifying and treating ADHD within the criminal justice system.  It is now available for download, ready to make a difference. Click here to get the paper! Read More»

  

 

Social Media and ADHD, Part II: 10 Tips for Managing Digital Distractions


By Grant Cowell, featuring an interview with Dr. Michelle Frank

Living in a digital world has a myriad of benefits, tangible and intangible. In fact, advancements in technology have made ADHD management systems and tools more available and user-friendly than ever…but even joy must be balanced by pain.  Last month we discussed the intersection of ADHD and technology in depth. In this follow-up article, we want to provide you with tools and tips to make technology work for you, not against you! Read more to learn ADHD friendly strategies to help eliminate and minimize digital distractions. Read More»

 

 

ADHD COACHING CORNER: The Evidence for ADHD Coaching

 

By Sarah D. Wright, MS, ACT
 

 Although ADHD Coaching has been in use for over twenty years, for much of that time it was not the subject of extensive study. There is now a growing body of research that speaks directly to the efficacy of ADHD Coaching, as well as its individual elements.  For those who have been seeking concrete evidence of the efficacy of coaching, search no further!  Read more»

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