Organizing Solutions for People With Attention Deficit Disorder: Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized

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Fair Winds Press, Dec 1, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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ADD, Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, are prevalent in society today, afflicting about 4.4% of the adult population, which is over 13 million Americans. Four out of every five adults do not even know they are ADD, and while it is often difficult to differentiate adults with true ADD from adults who are merely forgetful and disorganized, Organizing Solutions for People with ADD outlines new organizing strategies that will be of value to anyone who wants to improve their organizational, or lack of, skills in their life. The chapters consist of practical organizing solutions for ADD at Work; prioritizing, time management, and organizing documents, ADD at Home; paying bills on time, de-cluttering your house, scheduling and keeping appointments, ADD with Kids; driving them to various activities, grocery shopping and meals, laundry, babysitters, organizing drawers and closets, and ADD and You; organizing time for your social life, gym, and various other hobbies and activities. Color photographs that capture the short attention span of the reader are featured throughout, as well as sidebars and testimonials from adults with ADD, providing numerous organizational tips, such as, the importance of dividing time into minutes or moments, task completion, how to avoid procrastination, asking for help, and how not to be a packrat.

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I really thought the pictures were very helpful. - Goodreads
Easy to read and many helpful photos. - Goodreads
Already implemented several tips. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

One of the best organizing books I have read. Pinsky favors function over form, creating a realistic organizing style that is possible to maintain. Easy to read and many helpful photos. Be sure to get the latest edition. Read full review

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User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

I had heard this book was helpful for anyone, regardless of having ADD or not. It's a very beginner's guide to organizing... A few outside the box, helpful ideas, but hardly anything I hadn't heard ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Susan C. Pinsky is the author of The Fast and Furious 5-Step Organizing Solution. She is a top professional organizer and member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), as well as NAPO New England. She lives in Acton, MA with her husband and three children. http://www.organizationallyours.com

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