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Adult-diagnosed ADHD-(Anyone question your diagnosis)? *Esp. educators*

I've been on medical leave from both work and grad school, recently saw a new psychiatrist to make my parents happy and she diagnosed me with adult ADHD? I trust her, and I'm trained to recognize signs of ADHD in children but not adults. I've expressed concerns...I know the disorder is very real but I have strange imposter/guilt feelings for reasons detailed. It would be amazing to hear from educators with ADHD, but if anyone with adult-diagnosed ADHD (so many As and Ds) could chime in regarding similar feelings? [more inside]
posted by WhitenoisE on Dec 28, 2016 - 6 answers

School is schooling her...

My beautiful, curious, smart 11-y-o daughter is in her first year of middle school (6th grade). The school is in an high-income, high-expectation area. She regularly has 1-2 hours of homework a night, plus long-term projects. Her grades are okay, but she is a stressball. I want to help her not turn gray by 15! [more inside]
posted by heathrowga on Sep 29, 2015 - 14 answers

Graduation anxiety, is it silly to repeat the last of year of college?

Hi Metafilter, I'm about to graduate this Summer from a college in Europe. It's for a creative profession and I'm currently honesty considering to repeat the year. Considering the circumstances (more below), would it be silly to volunteer a rerun of the year? [more inside]
posted by ahtlast93 on Jun 8, 2013 - 13 answers

ADHD diagnosis looms. What's next?

My son's school has suggested that he has ADHD. We've long suspected this as well. Now what? [more inside]
posted by Crotalus on Jan 4, 2012 - 13 answers

Help a recently diagnosed ADHD college student fix-up her transcript, apply to university, and get on with her life?

Help a recently diagnosed ADHD college student fix-up her transcript, apply to university, and get on with her life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 7, 2010 - 6 answers

How do I get the most out of an IEP meeting?

What should I look for in the IEP and what should I ask the child study team during the IEP meeting? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 5, 2008 - 15 answers

NoVA ADD/ADHD Evaluation

Give me your recommendations for a child psychologist who does ADD/ADHD evaluations in Northern Virginia. [more inside]
posted by onhazier on Mar 28, 2008 - 2 answers

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