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About addcoach1

This internet blog is written by Regina Cashman, M.A., an ADHD Coach with a nationwide internet practice. Regina previously worked as a Medical Psychotherapist for Human Developmental Services before opening her private practice as an ADHD LifeCoach, helping to manage the multiple interventions and psycho-education of those with ADHD. Regina's website, ADDCoach Services, is found at www.ADDCoach.info. Appointments are by video chat. ADD Coach Services helps individuals with ADD/ADHD, and those who love them, navigate the ADD maze so as to Master their ADD, rather than be mastered by it. Please provide comments and feedback!

Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part IV: Getting Organized

Get Organized: Purchase: 3 ring showcase binder tabbed 3 ring binder dividers  lined loose leaf paper a 3-ring CLOTH pencil case      a portable 3 ring-3 hole punch 2 different color highlighters     2 NEW pens    2 different size, brightly … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part II: Make Your Appointment

Make Your Appointment: Now that you have chosen your doctor, it is time to make the first appointment. Before making that phone call, be sure to check  your work and social calendars, your children’s school calendar, and their extracurricular activity … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: Mothers of ADHD Children: Part Four

Moms: Re-evaluate Your Priorities: With so many demands on the mothers of ADHD children, it is easy to lose oneself in the midst of caring for your children. The most important thing a mother can do for her children is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part I: Choosing Your Doctor

Beforehand If you have not read my post, What to Consider When Choosing Your ADHD Doctor, please do so before proceeding. If you have read the post, and taken the first step to finding the right doctor for your situation, … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: Mothers of ADHD Children: Part Three

Mothers of ADHD Children Lack Sufficient Support Support for moms of ADDers, in their frustrating battles against the world, as they advocate for their children, is sparse. What support is available, is often very expensive, preventing many moms from getting … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: Mothers of ADHD Children: Part Two

Mothers of ADHD Children Have More Than Their Share of: Stress Worries Put Downs Judgments Embarrassment Household Tasks                               Disgusted  looks from strangers                                                    Doctor/Professional Appointment    … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: Mothers of ADHD Children: Part One

Mothering an ADHD Child            There are many wonderful experiences in mothering the child with ADHD. (see here for the many positives of ADHD). Raising these children challenges us to think outside the box, stretch ourselves … Continue reading

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