Do you think you might have ADHD?
Join the club?
Here’s a list of websites, organizations, and accounts I’ve found useful, entertaining, or affirming. I will update as I find more.
Like many adults I’ve spoken to, I was going through the process of getting an ADHD diagnosis for one of my children when I discovered that I too had ADHD. I’d look at the checklist of behaviors—as well as negative outcomes from those behaviors—and think, “It’s me!”
Getting a diagnosis has been very affirming and has given me a new lens with which to look at some of my experiences—and some of the struggles that I had both in my childhood and in my young adulthood. I’m sharing the following information because it’s not only been helpful to me as an adult, but because I believe it would have been really valuable to me when I was younger.
First, there are lots of online tests you can take to see if you have ADHD.
I love this test that helps you to recognize symptoms of ADHD in girls and women.
The ADDitude Mag site has so many wonderful articles, resources, and links.
CHADD.org, like ADDitude, offers a wealth of useful info.
Over on Youtube, there are several exciting creators doing work on ADHD. My favorite is
and I also appreciate the TED talk,
And check out my Bookshop Page, where I keep a list of books I’ve enjoyed about ADHD and neurodiversity.