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Eileen Bailey

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Conversational Skills for Adults with ADHD

For adults with ADHD, conversational skills don’t always come easily. You might blurt out responses, butt in conversations, monopolize conversations or become distracted and lose track of what others are saying. You might feel out of place or rejected. You might avoid social situations where you will be required to hold conversations. The... Read moreChevron
posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
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American Academy of Pediatrics Offers Strategies for Stimulant Medication Abuse

Children with ADHD are more likely than their peers without ADHD to develop substance abuse disorders. Stimulant medications, a common treatment for ADHD, have been found to not only reduce the primary symptoms of ADHD but to lower the risk of substance abuse. However, stimulant medications also have the potential for abuse. The American Academy... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
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6 Tips for Managing Clutter When You Have Adult ADHD

When you have adult ADHD, organization is a never ending quest. You try and try, yet you never seem to get any more organized. You still have piles of papers and clutter all around. You still lose your keys on a regular basis and spend time every day looking for your cell phone. Don’t lose hope. The following tips can help you organize your... Read moreChevron
posted 07/14/2014, comments (0)|
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5 Things You Can Do in July to Help Your Child with ADHD Prepare for the Next School Year

It seems like summer has just begun and here I am talking about preparing your child for back-to-school. For children with ADHD, and their parents, the end of school signals the end of the daily stresses that accompany homework, studying and the constant fight to fidget less and pay attention more. It is easy to put away the books and the anxiety... Read moreChevron
posted 07/07/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Returning to Work After Vacation with Adult ADHD

Molly stopped taking vacations several years ago. It wasn’t that she didn’t enjoy the time off...she did...it was because she didn’t like returning to work. Molly has ADHD and has learned to use it to her advantage in her job. Her job in sales requires her to always be on the go and spends most of her time on the road, visiting... Read moreChevron
posted 07/01/2014, comments (0)|

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