Brian’s Story

Having read through the stories on this site, I simply cannot leave it without posting my own. I am a 33 (soon to be 34) year old man. Like so many of us, I first learned about the differences I had in grade school. I was very good at languages and social studies topics, but…

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Dwanna’s Story

Hello, I am a 35 year old single mom and here is my story. It begins as a child in grade school. I was a shy kid, I excelled in reading and spelling, art and music but I struggled desperately in every grade. I read really well, still do but I can read something and…

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Denelle’s Story

I was diagnosed a year in a half a ago with ADD. I was 22 years old. I am now 24. I never had it easy in elementary school or high school I new I had a problem but I was put with more of a disability. I was known to be one of the…

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Mike’s Story

I haven’t as yet been diagnosed with ADD, but I’m pretty sure I have it. My symptoms intersect with those of many of the people posting to this board. I am currently 46, and I can recall my 1st grade teacher reporting to my parents that I seemed to need reassurance for everything I did…

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Spiderh’s Story

I read through a few of the letters that are posted here. I was touched by them all. The loving mother touched me most, because I am in a similar position. I have an amazingly smart seven year old son. There is nothing that you tell him in regard to knowledge that he cannot recall…

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Coleen’s Story

My story on adhd is about my son. He is the middle child of three. His brothers are 8, and 10 nicholas is 9 and was just diagnosed with adhd. I always new there was something different about nicholas. He was always on the go seemed like he was “drivin by a motor” as they…

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Alison’s Story

was 8 years old when it first became apparent that I had attention problems;when the teacher held a reading group in the front of the room, I would pause in the classwork I was supposed to be doing and listen to the story! The teacher asked my parents to consider earmuffs. Organization? There was actually…

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Donna’s Story

I was born in 1942 when learning disorders were in their infancy. I was 55 years old when I finally exposed the heart of my hidden torment. My second grade teacher told my mother, “It’s as if she hasn’t been to school a day in her life”. I believe that my parents and the educators…

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Amy Liz’s Story

Hi, I’m Amy. I am 18 years old and I have ADD. Since I do have ADD, I am not sure if I will be able to actually complete this story in any sort of an organized manner. 🙂 ADD is something I have suffered with most of my life I think, but unfortunately I…

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Clayton’s Story

Ok well I’m going to attempt to add to this. I’m 43. Probably – now actually have ADD since child. Childhood very bad. Not wanting to share too much but very very nightmare. Young boy very sensitive but this is not good in my environment. Grow up very sad and not much love. Very hard…

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