Dominic’s Story

First I should say that I have never been diagnosed with ADD. I have talked several times with my doctor about having the disorder, but nothing has really come of it. I however, believe with every inch of my heart that I have ADD. My life is a total shamble of things that I have…

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Lance’s Story

I’ve always had a problem with school. I struggled through high school and through college. I found myself on academic probation 4 times and suspended 3 times during college. I finally graduated, after receiving some help from family members. I’m 27 years old now and I’m in the process of changing careers. I graduated in…

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Kit-Kat’s Story

well… here goes. (I’m 18, female and god knows how I managed to get into engineering in university) I recently got two thumbs up from a rather sassy individual who told me “wow, an improvement! you haven’t been psycho for the last.. ahh 3min and 45 sec.” …. so what exactly does one respond to…

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Kia’s Story

I was actually just trying to get a better concept of what ADD was exactly when I stumbled onto this page. Reading these stories almost made me cry because I thought I was the only one who felt this way. My name is Kia and I’m currently half way through my senior year. I was…

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Kevin’s Story

My time at school was absolute hell. It’s not that I have problems paying attention, more that I have extreme focus for short periods of time. Classes at my high school were fifty minutes long, and there was no way I could handle that! I was always told that I was intelligent, and I would…

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Kara’s Story

I guess I always knew that I was different. I don’t remember too much about being a little kid, but I do remember that I didn’t have many friends. I was weird. I don’t remember why, except that I was little, smart and wasn’t good at sports. I was also hypersensitive. I took what kids…

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Juliet’s Story

I was diagnosed 3 years ago when I was 27. In the last 3 years i have undergone an amazing personal growth. Like everyone else here the problems started in school. Like many, my teachers assumed I was lazy. I was put in every remedial class available. No one once ever asked me what was…

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Gerard’s Story

It has now been almost two years since my diagnosis and I can honestly say that I have changed more in that short time than I could have ever imagined, more than my 26 years of pre diagnosed life. That’s not to say that all of my changes have been positive (like putting on weight)…

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Ella’s Story

I stumbled across this web page today because I am in one of my moods where I want to find out more about my ADD. I was diagnosed with ADD when I was 7 and I am now 18. I was put on Ritalin and am still taking it today. I wanted to share with…

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Elizabeth’s Story

I was not diagnosed with ADD until I was thirty years old, and even now the diagnosis is tentative as my therapist is not sure if I have ADD or depression. He suspected it was ADD because of the rate I lose things. Whenever I want to sign my older daughter Kayoko, who is eight,…

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