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You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!

Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo

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You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is a practical guide to managing the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in adults while reducing its limitations and maximizing its benefits.


You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!

by Kate Kelly


Feeling stressed before making a phone call, rambling about irrelevant topics during a conversation, struggling to organize your time – these are just a few of the downsides of having ADD (or Attention Deficit Disorder) as an adult. But believe it or not, these struggles can be turned into strengths – all it takes is some practice and patience.

Kate Kelly is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who facilitates treatment groups for adults with ADD. Peggy Ramundo is a teacher, educational consultant, and parent workshop facilitator, who works with ADD-diagnosed adults as well as older adolescents.

In this book, published in 1995, the authors discuss helpful survival tips for ADD adults to cope with stress-inducing social situations, workplace environments, and daily routines.

Favorite quote

Yes, each of us is different, but different doesn't equal defective. It's foolish to ignore our differences or pretend they don't exist.

- Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo

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