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The number of children and adults being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been steadily rising in the United States.
It’s estimated now that 6.1 million U.S. children between the ages of 2 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD. Approximately a third of these kids will grow up to be adults living with ADHD. Although more commonly thought of in children, ADHD can also be diagnosed in adults.
Managing the symptoms of ADHD can be challenging not only for those who live with it, but also for parents and caregivers. These bloggers invite you into their worlds and discuss what it’s like to live with ADHD, or raise a child with the condition. Some speak from personal experience, others offer professional advice, and all are top resources for information and support.
Totally ADD is written by a team of people living with or affected by ADHD. They’re dedicated to helping their peers liberate themselves from stigma or shame. Several bloggers share their thoughts and personal experiences, such as founder Rick Green. He talks in-depth about his views on medication, why he doesn’t take any, and what works for him instead. Visit the blog.
My ADD/ADHD Blog
Tara McGillicuddy has been blogging for 12 years. Since 1997, she’s helped people with ADHD get access to the education and resources they need, too. Come to her blog for an endless stream of actionable tips to help make daily tasks easier, like how to create a schedule or get enough sleep at night. Visit the blog.
ADHD Roller Coaster
For 17 years, Gina Pera has been dedicated to opening up dialogue on adult ADHD. Her background in journalism has made her a thorough researcher and interviewer. Her blog posts tackle issues the ADHD community faces, like managing medication properly and even relationship strain when one or both partners have ADHD. Visit the blog.
ADD Consults Blog
Women with ADHD can face unique challenges, especially if they become moms to kids with ADHD. Terry Matlen knows this firsthand. Terry, who has an adult child with ADHD, also has ADHD herself. She wrote a book and founded the online space “Queen of Distractions,” to offer group coaching to help women with ADHD to de-clutter, get organized, and connect. The ADD Consults blog is all about sharing resources for other women facing the same challenges. Visit the blog.
Author and ADHD coach Jacqueline Sinfield writes about the thoughts, feelings, and situations that can be challenging for someone with ADHD. Her blog posts talk about what can be helpful — like cognitive behavior therapy and rest days — and what can be less helpful, like overthinking. Visit the blog.
Marla Cummins’ Adult ADHD Blog
Maintaining productivity can be trickier with ADHD. ADHD coach Marla Cummins writes about how you can work effectively to accomplish things the way you want to. Her posts walk you through how to accomplish everyday tasks, like getting rid of clutter. She also busts myths on everything you’ve ever heard about ADHD. Visit the blog.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but many parents don’t have an extended support network. ImpactADHD is a community with parents of kids with ADHD who have come together to help each other navigate the ups and downs. Parents coach each other and learn from each other’s experiences. Blog posts tackle all aspects of parenting successfully, from toddlerhood to the teenage years. Visit the blog.
ADHD from Verywell Mind
Verywell Mind’s ADHD hub aims to answer some of the questions you might have about ADHD. Some posts explain and dispel myths around the condition, others offer helpful advice for parenting a child with ADHD, and others discuss how to interpret and act on your feelings as they relate to ADHD. Visit the blog.
Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid
Sisters Patricia Terrasi and Gina Gallagher aren’t your typical mom bloggers. In their blog, they talk about the challenges and rewards that come with parenting kids who aren’t “perfect.” Sharing advice and their own parenting journeys, they’ve created a space for parents that’s free of judgment and chock full of honesty. Visit the blog.
Look, We’re Learning!
Selena says she’s an ADD mom, with an ADD husband, parenting four kids, three of which have ADHD. She also happens to be homeschooling all four of her children. So you could say she knows a thing or two about what it takes to learn with ADHD. Her blog offers plenty of worksheets, educational resources, crafts, and printables for homeschooling families or families who need a little extra educational support at home. Visit the blog.
Looking for an online space to talk and learn about all things ADHD without judgment? ADDtitude 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 living with adult ADHD. The site offers everything from symptom tests, to professional resources, to a quarterly print magazine. Visit the blog.
The ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA) Blog
The ADDCA has two main purposes: To match individuals to trained ADHD coaches that can help them succeed in their career, personal, and life goals, and to train professional ADHD coaches. The blog portion of the site is incredibly helpful, offering people everyday insights in time management, productivity, and general life tips straight from coaches. Visit the blog.