will give you answers
The excellent chart above is from
an article by Patricia S. Lemer, M.Ed. published by www.add-adhd.org.
To read the full account click here.
Donít be rushed.
Use technology or any useful aid.
Believe in your own talents.
Use your determination.
Learn appropriate strategies and use them.
Accept help or support.
Find the job or career that suits you.
Learn to relax!!!
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habits for highly disorganized people
Learning Outside the Lines offers seven organizing basics:
1. Every notebook needs your
name, phone number, e-mail address, school address and mailbox number
2. Find a home where you always keep
your notebooks. A backpack, messenger bag or spot next
3. Choose and structure your notebooks
4. Giving yourself reasons to keep
coming back to
5. Avoid notebook crossover. If you
accidentally grab your biology book on your way to psych class, it is still
better to take notes on a loose piece of paper than in the notebook
you have with you. Otherwise, those notes are probably as good as gone.
6. Once a week, sit down at a coffee
shop with all your notebooks and book bag and tidy up.
7. Transitions between places or tasks are when stuff gets lost. Do a quick mental checklist of three questions before you move: Do I have all the books I brought to class ? Did I leave anything under my seat? Did I stuff any random papers someplace?
Learning Outside the Lines :
The introduction (personal
histories of the authors) is great reading for parents of LD or ADHD
kids, and much of it has a humorous tone that makes it equally appropriate
(and approachable) for discouraged adolescents. From the terror of weekly
spelling tests to the few inspiring teachers and tutors the two encountered,
the tales are equal parts
With different methods for different
types of learners (visual thinkers are encouraged to use maps and brightly