Jay’s Story

My name is Jay Carter and I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 42. For me, this was a truly life changing experience. The reason for a lot of experiences I’d had in life suddenly became clear. A little bit of coachly wisdom – ADHD is always a reason, never an excuse… (more)

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What is ADHD/ADD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological condition that challenges a person’s ability to perform in particular areas which include: Activation, Emotion, Focus, Memory, Effort, and Action… (more)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

How is ADD/ADHD Diagnosed?

Like many conditions in life, early evaluation, treatment and management of ADD/ADHD can lead to increased success in many areas. The impact of undiagnosed, untreated ADD/ADHD can become more severe and more costly over time… (more)

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What are the Treatment Options for ADHD?

The key to managing ADD/ADHD is to understand both ADD/ADHD and how your ADD/ADHD impacts your daily life – as well as those around you. There are a variety of services and programs available for those with ADD/ADHD as well as for those who support people with ADD/ADHD. Pursuing the right approach at the right time can be beneficial as the impact of ADD/ADHD varies by person, place in life and circumstance… (more)

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Positive Aspects of ADHD

While it is often the negative attributes of ADHD that motivate a person to seek help, there are many positive attributes that a person with ADHD may posses. Identifying and nurturing these positive attributes can empower a person with ADHD to accomplish great things… (more)