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Where I want to be

Are you back yet?

How long?

Five hours, at least.

That was the exchange yesterday, and half past three in the afternoon. Where did I go? 725 more words

Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys 

These stretchy fidget toys by Homder are pretty cool. They come in a pack of 12 colorful colors. These include: pink, orange, yellow, green,blue and purple. 111 more words

"You're an adult now, stop using a fake kids disability as a crutch" 

Today at work I was told to “Stop using a fake children’s disability as a crutch” and that people like me are “the reason half of the kids these days are on crazy prescription drugs” because I warned my boss that I was going to run out of medicine for a couple of days so they might see a slight decrease in productivity from me next week. 1,832 more words

Bitching

Attention Sufficient

Since I’ve been on ADHD meds, I’m capable of noticing nonverbal communication and feedback on social behaviour. But I spent the first forty-some years of my life not learning social customs. 97 more words

Musings

Executive Function

My ADHD medicine, atomoxetine, is different from other ADHD medications. Atomoxetine, marketed under the brand name Strattera, is not a stimulant, like other ADHD medicine. 179 more words

Musings

The recent issue of Scouting  published a feature article on Scouting for youth with special needs (March-April 2017, vol 105, no 2). It is now available online. 29 more words

Enhancing Awareness