The Grammie’s Story

Hey if you are reading this than you will appreciate what i’m about to say.. I’m the grandmother of two children with ADHD they are as different as night and day.. One is a boy Named Randy age 10 now in 4th grade. A handsome boy and i can see the desire in him to…

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Tam May’s Story

I’m 32 years old and I started thinking I had ADD about two years ago. Most of my life I’ve been “spacey” and unable to focus on anything for very long. When I was 14 I started writing and loved it. I wrote in journals, I wrote fiction, poetry, short stories, novellas, plays – you…

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Shell’s ADD / ADHD Story

Hi. My name is Shell, I’m 24, and I’m just now realizing that I have AD/HD. I’ve seen lots of online resources about people diagnosed AD/HD that are instead, or also, gifted. But what happens to a child identified as gifted, whose AD/HD goes unaddressed? IMHO, you get a girl like me. I was IQ…

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Peter’s Story

A Man with good intentions Upon reading all these stories about people who I don’t know, but can totally relate to I feel compelled to write a brief story on how ADD has affected my life. I feel like I have always been a man with good intentions. I am 39 years old, youngest of…

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Paul’s Story

I have had ADHD as long as I can remember. I struggled through grade school and never could focus. My teachers passed me because 1. They liked me. 2. My parents paid the tuition for a private school. Anyways, in High School I found marijuana and alcohol, and this finally made me feel free! I…

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Martha’s ADD / ADHD Story

I am 55 now and always have been very “spaced out”. I always felt like I knew so much, but couldn’t always say it in a way that would make sense to other people. I really didn’t know anything about ADD until 1 and 1/2 years ago when my 17 year-old was diagnosed. He would…

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Mark’s Story

My story will be interesting to other adults that may believe they have ADHD or have been told by someone that they might have it. I am a 36 year old man who recently had my wife file for a divorce. Upon this happening I went into counseling to try and save the marriage. After…

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Marie’s Story

In 1995 I initially suspected that I had ADD after learning what it was through my closest friend who had been diagnosed with it. I was 24 at that time. Now,when I look back to those years in college my behavior and its consequences spells out ADD in bold letters. Somehow I managed to graduate…

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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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