David’s Story

The heightened emotions, anxiety, lack of concentration and incredible creativity are things that applied to me in youth to this day. Below is an account of my life long problems. As a child I remember my parents breaking up in divorce with an emotional fight, while I hid under a table watching it unfold… I…

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Darren’s Story

Hello to everyone, My name is Daren..i was diagnosed with a learning disability about 10 yrs ago….i after 10 years seeked out the opinion of another physician, he tested me and came up with ADD,,,when i read over all the traits of a ADD”er, i find an awful lot of me in there…..as well as…

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Andi’s Story

I was the second youngest of four children. My mother was divorces, and struggling, as it was the late 70’s. She didn’t have time or energy to try to figure out why her 8 year old daughter was climbing on the roof of the church across the street. I could not make the connection that…

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Steve’s Story

This is for chris he is the 18 year old with A.D.D. My name is steve im 33 years old. I have been living with a.d.d all my life, it has made my life fall apart, i have lost every one and every thing i have ever had. when i say this try to understand…

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Robin’s Story

Well today what is on my mind the most is the same thing that has been for the last few days.Since last Friday to be exact, is since I’ve been somewhat troubled. I had gone into a meeting with a couple of proffesionals to discuss my daughters school progress.It turns out she is not doing…

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Robert’s Story

A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend at school. He said that I had ADD. I just thought he was making stuff up, cause I always thought attention deficit meant you were a neglected child who wanted attention. After watching a show on TV, I figured out a little of what ADD…

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Nicole’s Story

Hi, My name’s Nic and I’m 26 years old. I have recently been diagnosed by a friend as ADD. This comes after many, many years of utter frustration. For the last 7 years I have been treated for depression, and put on antidepressants. When these didn’t work, I took the whole box and ended up…

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Mike’s Story

I am about to turn forty years old, and finally, the travails and difficulties I’ve experienced throughout my life are beginning to make sense! I finally have a name for what has plagued my life. As a child, school became both a salve and a terror for me. On one hand, the challenges provided by…

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Mary’s Story

Ok first of all there will probably be a lot od spelling errors here. I was a special ed student all of my life and never did well in school i an an IQ that would be concered border line of retarted. But i kow i am not. I am do a lot of things…

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Kim’s Story

Hi, I’m Kim. I’m really not sure how to begin this. 25 years of my life I have felt like an outsider looking in.(I am now 26.) I was never comfortable around lots of people and if I didn’t know you well, I’d retreat into my shell. I always felt like my classmates knew something…

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