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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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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