Jul 11, 2016 · From a best-selling author and ADD expert, The Gift of Adult ADD helps adults with ADD focus on the positive traits of this condition and offers effective strategies for managing some of the challenges that often come with the different set of perspectives that are shared by people with ADHD.4.3/5(64). In The Gift of Adult ADD, Lara Honos-Webb adapt If you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), you may act impulsively, daydream, and have trouble focusing, but clinical studies suggest that these same symptoms may make you exceptionally creative, intuitive, and energetic.3.9/5.
The Gift of Adult ADD is a welcome addition to the growing body of literature that shows how to go beyond limiting—and misleading—diagnostic labels." —Barbara Probst, MSW, LCSW, author of When the Labels Don’t Fit3.9/5(133). Dos and Don’ts in Your Friendship With ADD Adults. The challenge of being friends with someone who is diagnosed with ADHD is that if you take his or her behavior personally, the relationship may be hard to sustain. What looks stand-offish can be distraction. An ADD adult impulsively makes commitments he may have trouble keeping.
In The Gift of Adult ADD, Lara Honos-Webb adapts the revolutionary approach first introduced in the parenting book The Gift of ADHD to the lives of adults with ADD. Instead of focusing on your weaknesses, this book shows you how to transform symptoms into strengths to improve your relationships, job performance, parenting skills, and overall. The five gifts of adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) are: intense emotional sensitivity, creativity, exuberance, interpersonal intuition, and ecological consciousness. The spaciness, untidiness, and difficulty following instructions typical of ADD may all be related to an intense emotional sensitivity.