ADHD Consulting Certification Blog on Undiagnosed ADHD

Many adults never go diagnosed with ADHD during childhood.  Later in life these adults can feel like most of their life was a misunderstanding and if they had help they could have done so many things better.  Others have other social issues to deal with due to the stigma of ADHD.

Adult ADHD is usually undiagnosed as a kid. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program

 

The article, “How undiagnosed ADHD can impact children later in life” by Theresa Ho looks at the impacts of undiagnosed ADHD.  She states,

“Nguyen, now 25, said that she didn’t think that she had ADHD because she always earned decent grades growing up, and she thought ADHD was a learning disability. She went to another therapist for a second opinion, and when that therapist confirmed the diagnosis, she went to a psychiatrist who also confirmed her diagnosis. Watson said that ADHD is a unique and complicated diagnosis.”

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Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.

ADHD Consulting Certification Blog on ADHD Diagnosis in Adults

It can be far more difficult to receive a diagnosis of ADHD as an adult than when a child. There are far more criteria to be met and a history of symptoms.  This can make it more difficult for an adult especially since they need to be referred to a specialist as well.

ADHD in adults can be harder to diagnosis. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals

 

 

The article, “ADHD SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS: WHY DIAGNOSIS IS SO DIFFICULT” by James Brown and Alex Connor look at why adults have a more difficult time receiving a diagnosis.  They state,

“Understanding the condition in adults, taking it more seriously as a disorder, raising awareness of it, and investing in services to improve diagnosis times are key. Diagnosis opens the door to treatment, which can have a marked impact on living with the disorder — such as improving self-esteem, productivity, and quality of life.”

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Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it matches your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.

ADHD Consulting Program Blog on Adult ADHD

ADHD looks different in adults and may be difficult to spot, especially for individuals who have lived their whole life thinking their behavior is normal.  It is important to discover if one has ADHD in order to improve one’s life style in every venue of life.  This is especially true with work and relationships.

It is important to identify if you have adult ADHD. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program

 

The article, “ADHD looks different in adults. Here are 4 signs to watch for” by Tamara May looks closer at signs of ADHD in adults and what one can do.  She states,

“Many people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not receive a diagnosis until adulthood. Adult symptoms can look a little different to those of childhood.  Knowing what to look for is important, so people can get support to help them better understand themselves and meet their full potential. People, including some clinicians, may not be aware of adult ADHD and how symptoms may change as a person develops and grows. We aim to change this through the development of an Australian ADHD guideline, which is based on evidence and now open for feedback.”

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Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification as an ADHD Consultant.

ADHD Consulting Blog on ADHD Coach

ADHD Coaches and consultants can help a family deal with ADHD or help an individual learn to better cope with ADHD.  While counseling professionals can earn an additional certification in ADHD Consulting, many individuals can become ADHD coaches who are not counselors.  This is important to note.

It is important if an ADHD Coach is working with you that they are at least certified. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification

 

The article, “Could an ADHD Coach Help Your Family?” by Sara Lindberg looks at the role of an ADHD Coach.  She states,

“ADHD coaching is a relatively new idea. It’s important to be aware that there’s currently no formal regulation of the role, so technically, anyone can advertise themselves as an ADHD coach. At the same time, there are organizations that offer training and certifications. If you’re seeking a coach, it’s important to request their training and experience in order to know what qualifications they actually possess.”

To review the entire article, please click here

AIHCP also offers certification to professionals seeking a certification as an ADHD Consultant.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.  ADHD coaches do not necessarily have to possess a counseling license, but AIHCP ensures that individuals who do possess the certification have some type of professional and academic status.

ADHD Consulting Certification Blog on ADHD in Boys and Girls

ADHD manifests differently in different people but in general symptoms vary between boys and girls.    ADHD can be a big problem for children in school and at home and it is important to identify.  With ADHD Specialists, boys and girls can have symptoms managed through coping strategies or medication.

ADHD can be found in both boys and girls. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification

 

The article, “Do ADHD Symptoms Differ in Boys and Girls?” by Heather Jones takes a closer look at some differences.  She states,

 

“In general, boys with ADHD are more likely to have symptoms and behaviors that are more disruptive and, therefore, more noticeable. Not only does this have a “squeaky wheel” effect, but it reinforces the stereotype of a child with ADHD being a boy who “acts up” in class and is constantly on the go. Because girls with ADHD are usually less disruptive, it may not be as obvious that they are struggling. Daydreaming is not going to raise flags that are difficult to miss or ignore like frequent interrupting or the inability to stay seated.”

To read the entire article, please click here

Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.

ADHD Consulting Certification Program Article on ADHD Balancing

Those with ADHD look to balance the weaknesses that come with it and find ways to improve their life.  Medication and coping are important but also putting oneself in a supportive environment where one can excel.

Trying to rebalance oneself with ADHD is difficult. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program and see if it meets your academic and professional needs and goals

The article, “ADHD I

s All About Power, Paradox, and Pain” by Alex Dlmltrlu looks at how those with ADHD look to balance their life and find counter strengths to their inherent weaknesses.  He states,

“Despite all its complexities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neuropsychological condition characterized by disorganization, procrastination, time impairment, impulsive decision-making, “wandering attention,” and problems with self-management, might be best described in three words: pain, power, and paradoxes.”

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Learning to fight through the pain and find the strengths needed to overcome ADHD can be difficult but is possible with the right mindset, help and coping skills.  Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification Program to become certified to help those dealing with these issues.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification as an ADHD Consultant.

ADHD Consulting Certification Article on ADHD Overlooked Benefits

While ADHD can create imbalance in the brain with many disadvantages, some of these imbalances can also create benefits and can be harnessed to help.  More energy and resiliency are two of these things that many with ADHD have to keep going and moving.

Can ADHD have some overlooked benefits? Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification

 

The article, “Surprising Benefits of Having ADHD” by Kelly Burch takes a closer look at how ADHD can have some benefits.  She states,

“There’s been a lot of focus on the harmful symptoms of ADHD. Although there’s less research on ADHD superpowers, people with ADHD report that they are more energetic, creative, courageous, and resilient than people without the condition.1 While there’s a lot more research to be done about the benefits of ADHD, focusing on the benefits can help you or your child live with ADHD more positively. ”

While coping with the bad, it may be well worth to harness the good.  To read the entire article, please click here

Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.

ADHD Consulting Program Blog on ADHD in Boys and Girls

ADHD can multiple effects on a person both child and adult but does it have different effects on boys and girls?  Many teachers and parents deal with children on a consistent basis with ADHD and see certain qualities within the genders of those affected.

ADHD can manifest differently among boys and girls Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program

 

The article, “Do ADHD Symptoms Differ in Boys and Girls?” by Heather Jones looks closer at ADHD rates in boys and girls and how it manifests.  She states,

“In general, boys with ADHD are more likely to have symptoms and behaviors that are more disruptive and, therefore, more noticeable. Not only does this have a “squeaky wheel” effect, but it reinforces the stereotype of a child with ADHD being a boy who “acts up” in class and is constantly on the go.  Because girls with ADHD are usually less disruptive, it may not be as obvious that they are struggling. Daydreaming is not going to raise flags that are difficult to miss or ignore like frequent interrupting or the inability to stay seated”

It is hence very important to understand how it manifests if a parent or teacher.  To read the entire article, please click here

Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification as an ADHD Consultant.

ADHD Consulting Certification Article on ADHD and Perfectionism

ADHD can push one to constantly be on the move and never settled. Perfectionism and OCD hence naturally coincide with this disorder. Some individuals may exhibit extreme cases of perfectionism in what they do.

ADHD can push some to perfectionism. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification

 

The article, “How to Cope with ADHD and Perfectionism” by Sharon Sallne looks at how self criticism can be controlled with those facing perfectionism and ADHD.  She states,

“Do you set unrealistic goals for yourself, fret about disappointing others, and compare yourself negatively to those around you? If so, you are probably like many other people with ADHD who struggle with perfectionism.”

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For those who struggle with ADHD, this article may give some coping strategies and aids in dealing with perfectionism

Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting.

ADHD Consulting Certification Article on ADHD and Life

Undiagnosed ADHD can push untrue labels on individuals.  Lazy, irresponsible, rude, or indifferent are many labels that can appear.  Some individuals who are not diagnosed have hard times maintaining relationships or keeping jobs.  ADHD can be a big problem if never treated.

ADHD can have negative effects on life. Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification

 

The article,“‘What’s Wrong with Me?’ The Toll of 34 Years with Undiagnosed ADHD” by Aron Croft takes a look how ADHD affected his life.  He states,

“College was terrible. I dropped out twice – once running away to a tiny Island in New Zealand, but that’s another story. I used alcohol, pot, and cigarettes at varying times to drown out my despair. The turmoil and failure of my undergraduate career further eroded my sense of self.”

To read the entire article, please click here

It is important to find treatment if you exhibit ADHD like behavior so you can function properly in social settings, work and school.  It is also equally important to help children who have it so they learn to cope.

Please also review AIHCP’s ADHD Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in ADHD Consulting