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The ADDed Dimension: Everyday Advice For Adults With Add

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In "The ADDed Dimension," Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, and D. Steven Ledingham offer insight -- with wise, clear eyes and well-developed senses of humor -- into every facet of the ADD experience, from issues of work, parenting, and relationships to those of organizational skills and stress. ADDers know enough about the "disadvantages" of ADD, and this is much more than just ...more
Hardcover, 268 pages
Published by Scribner Book Company
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Elisabeth
Aug 08, 2009 Elisabeth rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
It only took me a few months to finish this tiny book, but I finally understand what ADD is and it seems to run in my family. It's so commonly combined with hyperactivity (which does not run in my family). Basically, from what I have read, it's just that ADDer's brains work differntly than non-ADDers. We have a difficult time concentrating on things that don't interest us, but can be easily absorbed by challenging, interesting things. We are "daydreamers", which can be a good thing. Unfortunatel ...more
Cathryn Dolly
This is another book i still read because this is more of the common themes that add people face everyday with various issues. (Another book i read is Add and Creativity by Lynn Weiss) The reson i got this book is because i like to read on disabity topics and i know a friend who has ADD and i forget sometimes she has it because she acts normals sometimes LOL. From Reading this hoo boy what a eyeopener to many things they struggles from time to time.
I would recommend those who knows someone or th
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Pamela
Jan 22, 2011 Pamela rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Other Adults with ADD or people who want to understand them
Recommended to Pamela by: No one, I found it at bn.com
This was well written, with small chapters, and I was able to skip around to what was interesting at the moment without losing my place, since it was broken up so well.
Excellent read, not all of the advice is applicable, but some of it was helpful.
D Steven Ledingham
Aug 12, 2013 D Steven Ledingham rated it it was amazing
Interesting take with a touch of humor about the daily lives of people who think different or have AD/HD and learning differences
Crazy Uncle Ryan
Apr 21, 2008 Crazy Uncle Ryan rated it really liked it
I found this book to have very helpful and practical advice.
April
Jul 03, 2011 April rated it it was amazing
Great! lots of great help in there and ideas
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Kate Kelly is a clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing who leads therapy groups for ADDults. She lectures widely and is a featured presenter at most major ADD conferences. (from Amazon.com)
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