Pat’s Story

My son is now 28 years old. He is a handsome, blonde haired blue eyed man who is miserable. He started showing signs of ADD when he was 18 months old, only no one had a name for it then. By the time he was 7 we had a diagnosis and he was started on…

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Jessica’s Story

I was recently diagnosed with ADD and feel like a huge weight has been lifted from my being. There is finally a reason for most of the things I do, the chronic lateness, forgetfulness and most of the other “lazy” behavior that I have. I am a 26 year old stay-at-home mother of two and…

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Steven’s Story

Here is my story. My whole life was “rollercoaster” like if you know what I mean, Im at my highs and lows but 80% of the time is low which sucks:( Anyways I’ll just tell you guys what I remember from kkindergartentill now. In kindergarten I was a shy, crazy and annoying kid but I…

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David’s Story

When I look back, ADD always played a role in whatever I did. Even at the age of two, I climbed out of a bedroom window after my parents had tucked me in, and walked next door into the neighbor’s house! I also couldn’t be left unattended for extended periods……one day I climbed up onto…

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Matthew’s Story

Hello.. just wanted to say this page has really opened my eyes.. there really are people out there with the same feeling… Firstly, after moving school twice in 2 months after the divorce of my parents, I attended a Boys School. There, I was a constant annoyance in class. I remember getting reports with Matthew…

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Debra’s Story

Hi, I feel blessed in a way to have come across this site. I am a 40 year old mother with AD/HD raising a 13 year old son with AD/HD. My story may be a bit different then some I have read in the fact that I have always known I was AD/HD I was…

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Steve’s Story

I’m 28 years old now, and i do not know how i’ve made it this far or how I have gotten here. In some cases my life has seemed totally wasted and pointless, other times it has seemed to be full of color and enjoyment. When i was young, about 3 or 4 i got…

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Vicque’s Story

I’m 44 and was not diagnosed with ADD until I was 42. Prior to that time, my lifes been on a roller coaster. My symptoms include: complusive, hyperactive, disorganized, procrastination, try mixing all these ingredients into one human body and you end up with a shatter brain. During my grade school years, I was placed…

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Ken’s Story

I am 60 yrs Old, and counting, fast! My problems when in school were the result of being stupid, or being a troublemaker. Taking time to think something through was a sigh that you were slow. In Elementary School the Nuns used to love to give me a rough time because to them I was…

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Trudy’s Story

I am a grandma of six, mother of five and I was diagnosed ADD at age 50. I didn’t know what ADD was until about 1988 when I friend suggested that I have my youngest son tested. I was insulted and then began to wonder if ADD wasn’t the reason for the chaos in my…

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