Our guest on the latest ADHDmanagement.com Podcast is Dr. Ari Tuckman, who talks to us about ADHD and Executive Functions. Take a listen to: Find out what executive functions are Discover the specific executive functions weaknesses that adults with ADHD deal with Pick up some helpful tips and strategies for managing adult ADHD that take […]

You don’t have to have ADHD to feel like you have ADHD. The world has become so distracting that everyone is working much harder to stay focused on what’s most important while trying to ignore what’s most stimulating or interesting. We also have many more belongings that need to be dealt with, shuffled about, and […]

The term “executive functions” is often mentioned in the context of ADHD, but there’s a lot of confusion about what it actually means. Simply put, executive functions are high-level brain processes that help us navigate a complex world. They help us to connect our past experiences with our present actions. They help us decide between […]

A 2003-2004 study from the University of Massachusetts found that 67% of adults with ADHD had problems with money management. This is not particularly surprising. Consider the words typically used when discussing personal finance: control, attention, plan, organize, consistent. It’s no wonder that issues arise. Studies also indicate that adults with untreated ADHD earn an average […]

I was at the CHADD conference in Orlando this past November when the coaching community was struck with some very bad news. We learned that one of our own, Victoria “Vickie” Ball, had passed away unexpectedly. Vickie was one of the first ADHD coaches in the US and she was in private practice for over […]

Last week I was a guest on ADHD Support Talk Radio with Tara McGillicuddy. We had a lively discussion about New Year’s Resolutions, and why I’m not a big fan of them for adults with ADHD. Take a listen to discover: Why I don’t recommend New Year’s Resolutions for Adults with ADHD How New Year’s […]

By now you’ve probably heard about the shortage of ADHD medications in the US. Inadequate supplies of generic ADHD medications have left many people with ADHD in a difficult situation. Over the weekend, The New York Times took an in-depth look at the problem and revealed the surprising details of what’s actually going on. It […]

Hello and welcome to ADHDmanagement.com, your go-to guide for living with adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder! This is Jennifer Koretsky, Senior Certified ADHD Coach and author of Odd One Out: The Maverick’s Guide to Adult ADD. You may also know me as the Director of the Virtual AD/HD Conference®. This year marks my 10th anniversary […]

People often ask us which term is correct: ADD, ADHD, or AD/HD? The official term currently used by the American Psychiatric Association is ADHD. In 1980, the DSM-III (a manual for doctors) introduced ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder) with or without hyperactivity. In 1987, it was changed to ADHD. Then, in 1994 with the publication of the […]

As an adult with ADHD, I’ve experienced my share of challenges. I’ve struggled with focus, time management, ogranization, memory, overwhelm, and so much more, just like everyone else with ADHD. But I wouldn’t trade my ADHD for anything! Why? Because despite some difficulties, I’m also well aware of the benefits that I’ve enjoyed. While the […]