Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
Is it Adult ADHD?

Is it Adult ADHD?

November 30, 2020

Summary

Are you an adult struggling in more than one area of your life? People with ADHD often struggle with managing everyday responsibilities and, sometimes, relationship problems as well. Learn more about adult ADHD in this podcast and find out if an evaluation is what you might need.

 

CHADD’s Health Information Specialist, Alondra Perez, discusses different struggles that adults with ADHD face. She also talks about how to overcome common struggles with getting an evaluation and provides information on the diagnostic process and strategies for getting an evaluation.

Objectives:

  1. Learn about common struggles for adults with ADHD.
  2. Gain knowledge of appropriate professionals that can evaluate and diagnose ADHD.
  3. Learn about the cost of evaluations and different options for covering costs.
  4. Learn about the different options for finding a professional in your area.
  5. Gain suggestions on how to prepare for an ADHD evaluation.
ADHD and Working from Home

ADHD and Working from Home

November 30, 2020

Summary

Did you unexpectedly start working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Just like you, many people have been trying to adjust to working from home for the first time ever or for a long period of time. Those with ADHD may find they have a more difficult time with productivity and concentration. There are strategies you can implement that will help you manage working from home more effectively. CHADD’s Health Information Specialist, Alondra Perez, discusses ADHD symptoms that make working from home a challenge. She also discusses different ways to manage your surroundings, build structure, and find your balance to increase work activity.

Objectives

  1. Learn strategies for reducing distractions at home.
  2. Learn how to implement structure and routine within your workday.
  3. Learn how to create boundaries within your workspace at home.
  4. Gain tools for managing procrastination.

 

 

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