Lorainne’s Story

 I had always been the “lazy” and “slow” sibling in my family. I had to take remedial classes, I had tutors, I just didn’t catch half of what the teacher was saying. They even went so far as to check my hearing. It wasn’t until I got a job on campus at my college as…

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Chris’ Story

My name is Chris , and I live in Washington. I am almost 18, and am going to be a senior in high school. As a person with ADD i have always struggled in school, with people, and with attention span. Wow, there are just so many things that I feel that I struggle with…

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David’s Story

The earliest I remember is when my Mother was trying to push me from kindergarten to first grade. I was born about a month below the deadline. I have vague recollections of the psychologist saying I was hyperactive.  As a young child, the teachers always complained that I was looking out the window and didn’t…

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Kimberly’s Strory

The first thing I want to say is that it is so nice to hear other peoples stories. I identify with so many of them. I am a 22 year old girl and I was diagnosed with ADD when I was 17. Unfortunately my mother did not like the doctor so we did not go…

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Bill’s Story

 Lazy, weird, daydreamer,airhead,..all those fun names I got called for lots of years. And I always thought it was because I’m an artist of sorts. Ah, yes, can’t forget the creativity. Used to write poetry. For the past 25 years have been creating music along with the words.  I was diagnosed with ADD about 5 or 6…

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Loving Mom’s ADD / ADHD Story

I >am just beginning to realize that my son, who is now 4 years old, is living with what is called ADHD. I have been suspicious of this for the past 2 years but he was actually born very very active and very very sensitive to his surroundings. I thought that he was colicy as…

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Christina’s Story

I am a 17 year old student at Mount Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, WA. I have only recently learned of my ADD in May of ’99. I went through years of not knowing what was “wrong” with me and have seen many specialists. I was once tested to see if I was having…

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Declan’s ADD / ADHD Story

Of my mother’s 13 kids, to date, 4 of us have been diagnosed as ADD. I was the first, even though I’m the youngest. Why me first..? Well, I was always the type of kid who had to be the centre of attention. No-one really thought anything of it…I was more of a nuisance than…

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Bunny’s Story

Your daughters a daydreamer, she’s lazy and could do better if she tried. You could do it if you want to, but you just don’t care. You don’t think, or you think of only yourself. These are only a few of the many comments I have heard over the years. Hello, my name is BBunny…

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