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4 Reasons I Think Albert Einstein May Have Had Dyslexia

It’s no secret that there are a ton of brilliant people with dyslexia. But is it possible to prove o...

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7 Things I Learned About Caffeine and Kids With ADHD

When I was in high school, drinking coffee made me feel sophisticated and—I thought—helped me concen...

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ADHD Tips From My College Years

Doing well in college wasn’t a snap for me. Having ADHD meant I had to be creative when figuring out...

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A Missed Deadline Becomes a Chance to Speak Up About ADHD

A few weeks ago, I nearly missed a deadline—a big problem for a writer. Everyone makes mistakes like...

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How My Tutoring Experience Came Full Circle

It’s noon and I’m sitting in a chair made for a child, watching something wonderful happen. An open...

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