Tag: teachers with ADHD

August 11, 2015 / / ADHD

X is for EXtreme Consequences Despite all the creative, crazy, and wonderful quirkiness that I love about ADHD, there are a few tragic things can happen when ADHD is left undiagnosed, untreated, or ineffectively treated.  Approximately 9% of school-aged students live with ADHD. Yet ONLY…

August 7, 2015 / / ADHD

Have you ever thought, “Why can’t I just be normal? Why can’t I be like everyone else?” I know I have. Definitions for normal in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary include: conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern;  of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development Blah…

August 1, 2015 / / ADHD
April 29, 2014 / / ADHD

Yakety-yak! Don’t talk back!  When I was a teenager, I sassed my mom and gave her attitude. Also, if I found a teacher boring, the lesson irrelevant (especially in Godzilla-awful geometry class),  or didn’t move fast enough, I commenced non-stop yakking. Or sometimes…

April 21, 2014 / / ADHD

Zip zip zip! Racing thoughts zip through my head like shooting stars. I catch them like fireflies, scramble and jump after them with a butterfly net, post-its in the wind.  This is how my brain is all the time.  No, I’m not manic,…

March 30, 2014 / / ADHD

Why A to Z on All Things ADD/ADHD? Kimberly Gauthier, who blogs about her four dogs, canine health, and raw dog food, shared this rad blogging challenge at the Seattle Social Media Meetup. Every day in the month of April is assigned a letter which stands for…