#11. This post is a part of a series where people answer my anonymous survey question. If you have ADHD but haven’t gone public with it, what would it take to you go public with ADHD?
There are risks and rewards for going public with ADHD AND for staying hidden in the ADHD closet. See this post for context on the series.
“For the cultural notion of what it means to have ADHD to significantly shift.
Ie. for people to think something other than that people with ADHD were brought up by lazy parents who sat them in front of the television/Playstation; for people to stop thinking exclusively of the “fun” things that being ADHD entails, such as being always on the go, “random” etc., but to see that it wrecks relationships and leads to constantly being out of control. Read more...
Many adults with ADHD have trouble with transitions. I.e., starting things, stopping things and switching between tasks. Here are notes from The December 2012 Meeting of My Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group. Here are more notes from past Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group meetings.
Topic: Trouble With Transitions. Starting Things, Stopping Them And Switching Gears
Facilitator: Pete Quily
Thanks for Megan and Cara for taking the notes.
Mentioned the new online medication pharmacy price comparison tool Pharmacy Compass. You can use it to check the prices of ADHD and other medications.
Why do ADDers have more trouble starting somethings?
Becomes uninteresting when we have to do it.
See the whole elephant sometimes the whole herd Overwhelmed
Fear of failure/success Read more...