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Poor, inconsistent sleep (and the meltdowns that so often follow) is one of ADHD’s most debilitating symptoms. There is no magic cure, but parents who follow these guidelines do report more restful hours and less stress.

Our perception of time — or lack thereof — lays the foundation for our biggest struggles. As Dr. Russell Barkley explains it, ADHD “disrupts the fabric of time.” And while time feels like it should be a simple concept, ADHD’s time-blindness finds some complicated ways to hurt us.

Liberal Democrats have called on the Scottish Government to develop a new strategy to help adults suffering from ADHD.

Members at the party's Scottish conference in Dunfermline, Fife, passed a motion which also demanded "urgent" action from health services to make it easier for adults to be diagnosed with the condition.

Impulsivity is not simply rudeness or lack of self-discipline. Impulse controls is a function of the interior signalling system of the brain.

ADHD impacts the way the different regions of the brain communicate. That affects inattention, impulsivity, and emotional regulation.

Don’t listen to what other people think about you, because they don’t know you like we do.

As I sit at my desk, wiping my tears and preparing myself for work, I am overwhelmed. I am filled with frustration and joy all at once. You will understand this feeling some day when you are a daddy to your own little ones.

We knew you were special right from the start. You were the sweetest, liveliest little baby, and you were always aware of what was going on around you. You were babbling by five months, and everyone who met you fell in love.

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