Thursday , 21 September 2017

When My Executive Function is in the Toilet

By Rick Green This is going to be one of those stories where I admit to avoiding, dodging, deferring, and resisting something that turned out to do me a world of good. Stay with me! You know there’s a lot of confusion about ADHD. People don’t believe ADHD exists. A lot of ADHD experts don’t like the term. It’s inadequate. Specifically, that it’s not just a Deficit The idea that we suffer from a Deficit of Attention is a bit like saying someone with a broken arm has a problem with lifting things. Yes, that’s a part of the problem, but there’s a lot more to it than that...

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Disclosure: Should I Keep My ADHD a Secret?

By Rick Green, People with ADHD are different. Not just from the 96% of the population who are ‘neuro-typical’ but from each other. We are indeed a diverse tribe. Each of us faces a distinct combo of challenges. We each have our individual buffet of symptoms. Explosive Anger is was never an issue. Rumination, on the other hand... Some traits may be more. Some less of a problem. Or not there at all.

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