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]
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]
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]
My son's school has suggested that he has ADHD. We've long suspected this as well. Now what? [more inside]
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]
What should I look for in the IEP and what should I ask the child study team during the IEP meeting? [more inside]
Give me your recommendations for a child psychologist who does ADD/ADHD evaluations in Northern Virginia. [more inside]