Managing finances is a unique challenge for an individual with ADHD.
The major features of procrastination, disorganization, and impulsivity
can wreak havoc on finances. This section includes an MP3 and articles
that offer tips and resources for money management.
Individuals with ADHD may face particular challenges in the work
environment. These challenges can occur in several key areas that are
common to most work situations. These include: time management,
attention and concentration, as well as memory, organizational
skills, problem solving,and environmental distractions.
Confused, isolated, overwhelmed, frustrated, scared, sad, angry,
hopeful, disappointed, proud, supportive, resilient, guilty,
disorganized, stressed. Those are some of the emotional ups and downs
that parents often struggle with. When you are isolated and don't know
where to start the best thing that you can do for yourself and others is
to be part of the CHADD community.
Good relationships take a lot of work, whether they are with a
spouse, a significant other, a child, or a friend. When one of the
people involved has ADHD, there can be additional challenges.
Impulsiveness and forgetfulness can be major hindrances to building
trusting relationships. And if you are like most people with ADHD, you
have received many negative messages about your behavior, and your sense
of self-worth may have been adversely affected.
If you are the non-ADHD partner in a relationship, it is challenging
to define your expectations and roles in a manner that is supportive but
not disabling for your partner who has ADHD. Many people have been down
this path and learned valuable lessons on coping with ADHD within a
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