Five Ways my ADHD makes Adulting Hard

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My doctor explained that ADHD – attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – can present in
several different ways, especially in girls and adults. Many girls and women have a subtype
of ADHD called inattentive ADHD, which often manifests as limited attention span, distractibility, forgetfulness, or procrastination. I was eventually diagnosed and as I learned more about the symptoms of inattentive ADHD, the struggles I experienced for most of life finally made so much sense.

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Research, story, script by: Amanda Portinari
Voice by: @amanda silvera
Animated by: Oliver Villarino

Additional Readings:

https://www.understood.org/articles/en/what-is-executive-function
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-emotional-regulation-video/
https://www.additudemag.com/rejection-sensitive-dysphoria-and-adhd/
https://www.additudemag.com/when-adhd-leads-to-lack-of-motivation-how-to-get-work-done/
https://www.verywellmind.com/adhd-and-motivation-20470#:~:text=Because%20ADHD%20c
auses%20problems%20with,affect%20motivation%20levels%20as%20well.
https://www.additudemag.com/sense-of-urgency-productivity-hack-adhd/?src=embed_link
https://www.everydayhealth.com/adhd-pictures/10-challenges-and-solutions-for-daily-life-wit
h-adult-adhd.aspx
https://abcnews.go.com/Health/15-signs-adult-adhd/story?id=19844005
https://www.additudemag.com/slideshows/symptoms-of-inattentive-adhd/
https://www.additudemag.com/understanding-adhd-hyperfocus/
https://www.verywellmind.com/causes-and-symptoms-of-time-blindness-in-adhd-5
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