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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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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