How to (Explain) ADHD


What IS ADHD, anyway? How do you explain it to others? We have teamed up to the ADHD tribe to provide simple explanations for the most common ADHD challenges. These explanations are illustrated by Edward and based on metaphors from the community. Enjoy!

Facebook: d
Twitter: d
Patreon Support: d
My TEDx talk about ADHD: l
What ADHD is really like
Business email: [email protected]
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Through Your Child’s eyes: z

Dr. Hallowell’s website: /
Racer Brain, Bicycle Brakes Video: e
His memoir is available here. 4

Hyperfocus: 7
Executive function: b
Executive function (animated movie): d
Act your (executive) age! 9
Problem with Self Regulation: M
Working memory: x
Presentations on ADHD L
Comparison of child and adult ADHD Adult ADHD: I
ADHD Treatment: O
ADHD: Why stimulants help (video): j
Emotional Dysregulation (video). L

Working memory for adultsBrain development in ADHD: 7
ADHD in children: 8
Neuroanatomical and Cognitive AbnormalitiesHyperfocus in Adult ADHD: 1
Safety and effectiveness of ADHD medicationNonpharmacalogic treatment: 6
Mindfulness and executive function:
Barkley, B. A. (2015) Emotion Dysregulation can be a Core Component in ADHD. In R. A. Barkley (Eds. Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment (4th edition). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press.

Patrick A. LaCount M.S., Research Consultant
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Music: “Life of Riley”, “Professor Umlaut,” and “Somewhere Sunny” (Ver2 )”
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