Increased number of girls and women with ADHD

number girlsSince 1990, we have seen the increase of girls vs. boys diagnosed with ADHD increase from a ratio of 1 in 8 to 1 in 3, reported by front line clinical therapists. However, is this because the number of girls with ADHD is increasing or is it because they have been left undiagnosed? Experts including psychologist Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., head of a major longitudinal study of girls with ADHD, and psychologist and author Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. have been studying the increases of diagnosis in...

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Tips for Dealing With the Isolation of Working From Home

Many people are adjusting to their new normal because of Covid19. Businesses are having employees work from home, bars and restaurants are being limited to take out only, and social distancing is being implemented to help protect everyone’s well being. Some people will adjust to these new social limitations easily, but others are going to have a more difficult adjusting period.

Depression is commonly comorbid with ADHD and affects many people across the world. Social interactions with friends...

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ADHD In Girls

Women. We are smart, strong, courageous, and so much more. Our achievements are numerous and we have significantly impacted history. Our victories and achievements did not come without great struggle and adversity.

Currently, girls with ADHD struggle in the early detection and treatment of ADHD. Katherine Ellison wrote an amazing article for Additude Magazine explaining why ADHD is so frequently missed in girls and women and how we can help the next generation. Check out these great tips.

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Adulting With ADHD

Adulting in everyday life is a challenge for many of us. When you have ADHD, it can be even more challenging to try and hold everything together. From paying bills and taxes on time to making sure you schedule doctor appointments, prioritization, and organization are important factors that help one with life management. ADHD symptoms may be more manageable when you are at a younger age, but as you gain more responsibilities it is important you take the steps to help you be the best you! Try...

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