Finding the good in ADHD, Part 5: Sensivity
    November 2, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 5: Sensivity

    [Sen-si-tiv-i-ty, adj. easily offended, embarrassed, and angered; hurt feelings from tone of voice; cares about others.] I’m 6’4” tall and weigh 250 pounds. I’m an amateur boxer. I lift weight…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 4: Adaptability
    November 1, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 4: Adaptability

    [Ad-dapt-a-bil-i-ty adj. changes subject a lot; adjusts to different conditions; enjoys variety; eager to offer suggestions and assistance.] ADHD brains thrive within structured environments (the how,…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 3: Resourcefulness
    October 31, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 3: Resourcefulness

    [Re-source-ful-ness, adj. looking at other student’s papers; asks lots of questions; blurts out answers before their called upon; impatiently takes matters into their own hands.] (more…)…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 2: SENSE OF HUMOR
    October 30, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 2: Sense of Humor

    [Sense of hu-mor, n. points out funny actions, objects, and situations in classroom; laughs at weird moments; makes inappropriate comments; good at entertaining themselves.] (more…)…

    Looking for the Good in ADHD, Part 1: High Energy
    October 29, 2012
    Looking for the Good in ADHD, Part 1: High Energy

    As an ADHD lifer I am here to declare to you that there is more to ADHD than meets the eye. Unfortunately, because the negatives can be so disruptive at home and especially in the classroom, any posit…