Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD: Beyond Piles, Palms, & Post-its
Women with AD/HD tormented by the daily chores and decisions needed to survive in a world of linear thinking will find solace in this self-help guide. Offering a collection of practical solutions to seemingly simple daily problems, this book will help to relieve the guilt and anxiety so many women h...
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Women with AD/HD tormented by the daily chores and decisions needed to survive in a world of linear thinking will find solace in this self-help guide. Offering a collection of practical solutions to seemingly simple daily problems, this book will help to relieve the guilt and anxiety so many women have when they feel they don’t measure up to the norms of today’s society. These proven gems of wisdom, submitted by hundreds of women with AD/HD from all over the world, will help the reader painlessly get through the piles of laundry on her floor and stacks of paper on her desk. Written to accommodate readers with AD/HD who often have difficulty reading a book from cover to cover, this guide is designed like a manual, allowing them to flip through to areas of interest without having to read the entire book to find what they need. Practical tips provide help in dealing with organizational tasks, including paperwork in the home and office, preparing meals, social situations, paying bills on time, household chores, shopping, and personal and family health.
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Series: My Recommended Books
Genres: ADHD, Organization
Tags: ADHD, Adults, Women
Publisher: Specialty Press/A.D.D. Warehouse
Publication Year: 2005
ASIN: B002Z13S4C
ISBN: 1886941599
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Terry Matlen MSW

Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW,  is a psychotherapist, writer, consultant and coach, specializing in adult ADHD. She has a special interest in women with ADHD and parenting the ADHD child when one or both parents also has ADHD.

An internationally-recognized expert and speaker on ADHD in women, she served for many years on the board of directors, including several as vice-president (currently serving on the PAB) of ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorders Association), is immediate past coordinator of the Eastern Oakland County CHADD (Children and Adults with ADD) Chapter in Michigan, and is also the founder/moderator of the first and largest international listserv serving ADHD professionals.

Terry is the author of Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD: Beyond Piles, Palms and Post-its, and The Queen of Distraction: How Women with ADHD Can Conquer Chaos, Find Focus, and Get More Done (October 2014). She is the founder/director of the internationally recognized website, www.ADDconsults.com and also founded www.MomsWithADD.com and www.WomenWithADD.com.  She also co-founded the Virtual ADHD Conference.

She has been interviewed and quoted widely in such media as NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, US News and World Report, Newsday, The Today Show, CBS Morning News, The Today Show, The Jane Pauley Show, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, and more.

Terry received an M.S.W. in Clinical Social Work and a B.S. in Art Education from Wayne State University in Detroit and is certified through the Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching as a Senior Certified Coach (SCAC). Terry offers online coaching at www.QueensOfDistraction.com . She also studied painting at the Art Student’s League in NYC and has shown her art extensively in Michigan, New York and Ohio.

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