Organizing Solutions for People With Attention Deficit Disorder
Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of your Life and Get Organized
ADD, Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, are prevalent in society today, afflicting about 4.4% of the adult population, which is over 13 million Americans. Four out of every five adults do not even know they are ADD, and while it is often difficult to differentiate adults with true ADD from adults who are merely forgetful and disorganized, Organizing Solutions for People with ADD outlines new organizing strategies that will be of value to anyone who wants to improve their organizational, or lack of, skills in their life. The chapters consist of practical organizing solutions for ADD at Work ; prioritizing, time management, and organizing documents, ADD at Home ; paying bills on time, de-cluttering your house, scheduling and keeping appointments, ADD with Kids ; driving them to various activities, grocery shopping and meals, laundry, babysitters, organizing drawers and closets, and ADD and You ; organizing time for your social life, gym, and various other hobbies and activities. Color photographs that capture the short attention span of the reader are featured throughout, as well as sidebars and testimonials from adults with ADD, providing numerous organizational tips, such as, the importance of dividing time into minutes or moments, task completion, how to avoid procrastination, asking for help, and how not to be a packrat.
Gloucester, MA : Fair Winds Press, 2006
192 p. : col. ill. ; 26cm