These blogs are great starting points whether you’re raising or supporting a child or teenager with ADHD, or you’re an adult who has ADHD. They’re packed full of information, personal stories, life hacks, and actionable tips for ADHD.
Rick Green founded Totally ADD to tackle the shame and stigma of living with ADHD by sharing personal stories of people living with it. Posts on Totally ADD tackle common myths people believe about ADHD, how ADHD affects marriage and relationships, and procrastination.
Tara McGillicuddy has been providing education and support to other people with ADHD since 1997. On My ADD Blog, she offers actionable tips to help make daily tasks easier, along with ADHD coaching, webinars, and news.
Women with ADHD often face barriers, especially if they have kids with ADHD. Terry Matlen knows this firsthand. That’s why she started The ADD Consults blog. She has ADHD and she’s also the mom to an adult with it. Terry wrote a book and founded the online space “Queen of Distractions,” to offer group coaching to help women with ADHD de-clutter, get organized, and connect. On the blog, she covers reframing ADHD in positive ways, educational resources, and invites readers to ask her anything about ADHD.
Author and ADHD coach Jacqueline Sinfield writes about how adults can manage their ADHD in everyday life, from making sense of a new diagnosis to figuring out tips and tricks to use when tasks feel overwhelming. Her blog posts go over everything from the links between ADHD and OCD to overthinking to using a Kindle with ADHD.
Staying productive can be one of the hardest things about living with ADHD. On her Adult ADHD blog, ADHD coach Marla Cummins writes about how you can work effectively with your ADHD to go from scattered to focused to finished. She also offers individual coaching. Her posts cover starting a work project, the best tools for working with ADHD, avoiding morning chaos, and stress reduction.
Selena is an ADD mom, with an ADD husband, parenting four kids — three of which have ADHD. She and her husband are also homeschooling their kids. With everything she knows about parenting kids with ADHD, she writes Look! We’re Learning to help other parents and caregivers. Her blog offers worksheets, educational resources, crafts, and printables for homeschooling families or anyone who could use more educational support at home.
ADDitude is a “no judgment zone” full of real-life essays, diary entries, and snapshots of daily life written by readers who are parenting children with ADHD or adults who live with ADHD. The site offers everything from symptom tests and professional resources, to a quarterly print magazine. The blog covers issues like impulsivity, motivating kids with ADHD, and anti-bullying resources.
Primarily for parents, tutors, teachers, and anyone else involved in a child or teen’s learning and education, the Huntington Learning Center has been helping kids and teens find academic success through tutoring, test prep, webinars, and more with personalized plans tailored to the individual. On the blog, Dr. Mary Rooney, PhD, covers topics like getting teenagers to attend their therapy sessions, books for kids with ADHD, and helping kids with ADHD manage transitions.
The Edge Foundation knows that many talented students have trouble reaching their full potential. That’s why they offer coaching programs, including private coaching, in-school coaching, and webinars. Their coaching is designed to help students with ADHD or those who may have had difficult childhood experiences that make it hard to focus in the classroom. The blog talks about issues like ADHD and creativity, emotional withdrawal, and signs of ADHD in girls.
Adults with ADHD are often forgotten in resources, even though one third of all kids with ADHD still have it as adults. ADHD in Adults offers resources to educate primary care providers on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment for adult ADHD, so that more people get access to the best care. On the blog, a team of medical experts write about things like ADHD and substance use, mindfulness, ADHD and primary care, and ADHD screening tools.
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Alaina Leary is an editor, social media manager, and writer from Boston, Massachusetts. She's currently the assistant editor of Equally Wed Magazine and a social media editor for the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books.