Executive Functioning, Creativity, and Autism

New research has shown that creativity mostly takes place in the cerebellum, while the executive functioning of the frontal lobe actually restricts creativity.

One of the features of autism (and ADD/ADHD) is impaired executive functioning. 183 more words

An Open Letter of ADHD from a Mother to her Son

Dear DJ,

The one thing people can never really quite prepared you for when you’re about to have a baby is just how completely and madly in love with them you will fall.   1,384 more words


Co-dependency, Chaos and all that other Crap (ADHD Awareness Month Share #5)

How much of my mother has my mother left in me? How much of my love will be insane to some degree? And what about this feeling that I’m never good enough? 1,642 more words


Link Between Autism Genes and High Intelligence

It is not even remotely surprising to me that there has now been demonstrated a link between autism genes and higher intelligence. The linked study demonstrates that those who have some autism genes have higher intelligence. 267 more words

No title because frankly it was taking too long to think of one (ADHD Awareness Month Share #4)

Patience is a virtue. It really, really is. My patience is kind of funny. I have great patience in the “big” stuff,  I actually have a very calm, cool and collected head in a crisis. 1,059 more words


Procrastination, Time Management & The Twilight Zone (ADHD Awareness Month Share #3)

Tsk, tsk, where does the time go? No, seriously. Where does it go?  Time is such a funny thing to begin with in and of itself. 1,223 more words