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Consider ADD as a different style of thinking and being rather than as a disorder, disease, or character weakness. ADDers have gifts that emerge and thrive when effective coping strategies are in place. Studies have shown that people with ADD are often intelligent and exceptionally creative. [Refer to Resources section for more information.]


ADDers can be...

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Creative

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Intuitive & Insightful

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Imaginative

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High Energy

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Clever

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Sensitive

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Strong Leaders

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Skillful Problem Solvers

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Humorous

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Gifted

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Hard-working when "grabbed" by a project

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Flexible/Adaptable
Please help me expand this list. Send me a list of the gifts and benefits that you feel A.D.D. has given to you or to your loved one. While I may be unable to include everyone's responses, I'll include the best ones, changing and updating this page frequently. Adult A.D.D. can be positive.

Comments, questions, or suggestions?  Please, email me.

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Jonathan P. Levine, CSW
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Updated on 06/15/2002
2002, Jonathan P. Levine, CSW