Greg’s Story

At a young age, I was diagnosed with ADHD. The strange thing is, I never understood this and it wasn’t until I was about 15-16 that I recalled having gone to a clinic at about age 6 and doing a series of tests with a doctor (which actually seemed pretty fun at the time). When…

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Brian’s Story

Having read through the stories on this site, I simply cannot leave it without posting my own. I am a 33 (soon to be 34) year old man. Like so many of us, I first learned about the differences I had in grade school. I was very good at languages and social studies topics, but…

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Dwanna’s Story

Hello, I am a 35 year old single mom and here is my story. It begins as a child in grade school. I was a shy kid, I excelled in reading and spelling, art and music but I struggled desperately in every grade. I read really well, still do but I can read something and…

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Denelle’s Story

I was diagnosed a year in a half a ago with ADD. I was 22 years old. I am now 24. I never had it easy in elementary school or high school I new I had a problem but I was put with more of a disability. I was known to be one of the…

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Mike’s Story

I haven’t as yet been diagnosed with ADD, but I’m pretty sure I have it. My symptoms intersect with those of many of the people posting to this board. I am currently 46, and I can recall my 1st grade teacher reporting to my parents that I seemed to need reassurance for everything I did…

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Spiderh’s Story

I read through a few of the letters that are posted here. I was touched by them all. The loving mother touched me most, because I am in a similar position. I have an amazingly smart seven year old son. There is nothing that you tell him in regard to knowledge that he cannot recall…

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Coleen’s Story

My story on adhd is about my son. He is the middle child of three. His brothers are 8, and 10 nicholas is 9 and was just diagnosed with adhd. I always new there was something different about nicholas. He was always on the go seemed like he was “drivin by a motor” as they…

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Alison’s Story

was 8 years old when it first became apparent that I had attention problems;when the teacher held a reading group in the front of the room, I would pause in the classwork I was supposed to be doing and listen to the story! The teacher asked my parents to consider earmuffs. Organization? There was actually…

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Donna’s Story

I was born in 1942 when learning disorders were in their infancy. I was 55 years old when I finally exposed the heart of my hidden torment. My second grade teacher told my mother, “It’s as if she hasn’t been to school a day in her life”. I believe that my parents and the educators…

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Amy Liz’s Story

Hi, I’m Amy. I am 18 years old and I have ADD. Since I do have ADD, I am not sure if I will be able to actually complete this story in any sort of an organized manner. 🙂 ADD is something I have suffered with most of my life I think, but unfortunately I…

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