Thanksgiving kicks off a whole season of holiday gatherings. Holidays should be fun, but the change in routine and long days can wear on anyone, especially people with ADHD. Sleep: Schedule time for everyone to get to bed on time. Everyone needs to sleep to feel their best! If you're traveling, see the National Sleep Foundation's Travel page for travel-specific tips. Don't overschedule: When we try to do too much, everything is rushed. It's okay to say no to some gatherings o
If you’ve had problems finding a medication for ADHD that you can afford, you’re not alone. In years past generic medications were equivalent to the name brand and were always a lot cheaper. Not anymore. In recent years many new versions of methylphenidate (ritalin) and amphetamines (adderall) have come on the market and generic versions of many of the older medicines have become available. The FDA has rules that generic medications must have the same amount of active ingredi
Madeline DeShazer, a research assistant in the ADHD Specialty Clinic at Children’s Mercy, showed the student group how to make bullet journaling work for them. Several adults with ADHD came to this talk and she hopes to return to repeat it with a few tweaks for our parent group before she heads off to grad school.