- This session was geared towards adults, both men, women, and children diagnosed with ADHD.
- ADHD has been studied throughout childhood.
- We all know the impacts if ADHD is not treated, it can impact:
- Society as a whole
- Emotional disorders
- Health care system
- There are many positives associated with ADHD - we haven't really looked for this though in research.
- Studies have shown that, many women who are diagnosed with ADHD later in life, develop a learned helplessness.
- Need to change perspective for succcess
- Greater acceptance of who we are
- Acceptance of ADHD
- Perceive things as they actually are in life - without a bias lens - how does it compare in importance of life as a whole?
- Learn to manage both the ups and downs of ADHD
Friday, October 7, 2011
2010 Virtual AD/HD Conference Keynote Session Notes
This morning I listened to the 2010 Virtual ADHD Conference webinar. I listened to the keynote session was given by Patricia Quinn, MD, and was entitled Changing Your Perspective for Success with AD/HD. To view or listen to this webinar please visit Adhd Conference and sign up for their email subscription. My notes from this session are as follows: