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ADD / ADHD Help Guide
Attention deficit disorder—also known as ADHD or ADD—is not merely a problem with paying attention. Whether you’re a child or an adult, ADHD makes it difficult to manage the multiple tasks of daily life, especially complex tasks that require organization, planning, and sustained focus.
ADHD is challenging, but once you understand the problem and how it affects your (or your child’s) life, you can learn to compensate for areas of weakness and take advantage of your many strengths and talents.
People with ADD/ADHD are especially vulnerable to stress and emotional overload, which
in turn can make it even more difficult to focus and concentrate. Helpguide’s free
Bring Your Life Into Balance
Toolkit can teach you skills for quickly managing stress and emotions so you can gain more control
over yourself and your behavior.