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Top-notch Technology for Students

Gearing up for the school year? Wondering whether there is any technology that might help make academics this year go more smoothly?

Here are some favorites of students with ADHD:


Who can do without a morning alarm?

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, college, student, technology

Oops! I forgot! (Technology for reminding)

“Oops! I forgot.” How many times do you say that to yourself? If you have AD/HD, plenty I bet. In fact, one of the diagnostic criteria for AD/HD is forgetfulness.

Still, forgetting to do things we have told ourselves need to be done can lead to personal feelings of frustration and to lack of accomplishment.

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, adult, memory, technology, work

Take Note(s)!

If you are like many people, taking notes feels like a race you can’t win! If you are in a class, the teacher talks faster than you can think, and your thoughts race faster than your pencil.  The same can be true in meetings when you are no longer in school.

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Posted in notetaking, technology

Staying on Task: Cool Gadgets

With so many interesting things to notice and think about, it can be hard for the AD/HD brain to stay on task at times… particularly during either routine or daunting tasks.

For students, focusing might be tough during classes at school, especially when a teacher is talking for an extended period or when it is time for a quiet task like a math worksheet 

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Posted in attention, focus, technology