Motivational and inspirational writer, Bryan Hutchinson is the author of several books about life with ADHD including the highly acclaimed, best selling "One Boy′s Struggle: A Memoir" and the author of the hilarious eBook that went viral "10 Things I Hate about ADHD"

What is ADD AD/HD?

What is ADD AD/HD?

http://nichcy.org/pubs/factshe/fs14txt.htm This is a very detailed report on AD/HD. If you ever wanted to know what AD/HD matter of fact is, then this is the report to read!  — http://www.add-adhd.org/ADHD_attention-deficit.html This site’s explanation gives you a brief understanding of what ADD ADHD is, Causes and Signs. — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADHD The Wikipedia definition – online encyclopedia — http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm A detailed online booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. 

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Workplace Job and the Law

Workplace Job and the Law

http://add.about.com/cs/workplaceissues/ For workplace issues and concerns About.com has a comprehensive list of resources and information. To read more and to understand how ADD/HD is protected under the American’s with Disabilities Act go here: http://add.about.com/od/addadhdintheworkplace/a/ada.htm   — http://www.help4adhd.org/en/systems/legal/WWK14 Legal Rights: Higher Education and the Workplace. Goes into detail about the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (RA) and the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). — http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/howtofil.html This link is for if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter, you may file a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  — http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/qanda.html This link is about Federal […]

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4 Women

4 Women

http://www.addvance.com/ “You may be a parent searching for information to help your child, an adult experiencing problems at work, a high school or college student struggling to keep up, a young adult trying to take charge of your own life, a woman whose daily life feels overwhelming, or a professional looking for information to help your clients with ADD (ADHD). Whoever you are, whatever your questions, we are here to assist you in finding the answers you’re looking for.” For more information read here: http://www.addvance.com/about/index.html —  http://www.ncgiadd.org/ The National Center for Girls and Women with AD/HD was founded in 1997 to promote awareness, advocacy, and research on AD/HD in women and girls. For more information read here: http://www.ncgiadd.org/about/index.html — http://www.nightvisionforwomen.com/ This website is an informational site for women who are in abusive relationships. This is not an ADD ADHD specific website; however, because some ADDer women find themselves taken advantage of […]

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Associations and Orgs

Associations and Orgs

http://www.add.org/ Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is a non-profit association for those with ADD and has been around since 1989. Very friendly site which offers a wide range of assistance for those with ADD. For more information, read their newsletter here:  http://www.add.org/e-newsletters/july07.html — http://www.chadd.org Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a non-profit organization with the purpose of assisting those with ADD/HD. Very comprehensive website with many available services and if you become a member you will have access to their community forum. Chad was founded in 1987. For more information read their Mission and History here: http://www.chadd.org/Content/CHADD/AboutCHADD/Mission/default.htm — http://www.help4adhd.org/  The National Resource Center on AD/HD (NRC): A Program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), was established in 2002 to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on AD/HD. The NRC provides comprehensive information and support to individuals with AD/HD, their families and friends, and […]

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Getting Started

Getting Started

About Bryan Hutchinson and ADDer World: After struggling through a painful childhood, a frustrating young adulthood, and a decade in therapy, Bryan Hutchinson finally found the key to unlocking the complexities of his mind. He was diagnosed with ADHD, type 1 (inattentive) at 37 years old – and after his initial shock at the diagnosis, he was ultimately filled with liberation and validation, knowing finally that he wasn’t simply lazy, or a failure, or incapable of sustaining relationships and living a life of purpose. He embarked on a journey of self-discovery, learning along the way the power of positive thinking and reframing his negative self-image into a positive one filled with optimism.   As he learned more about ADHD, and met more and more people like him, who had felt like failures for their entire lives, who lived with pain and self-loathing every day, who felt powerless to change their […]

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