ADHD

What is ADHD? ADHD UK
What is ADHD? American Psychiatric Association
Understanding how ADHD impacts me. Part 1
Understanding How ADHD Impacts Me Part 2

Useful Websites

The following websites offer more information and resources on ADHD

ADHD Foundation

ADHD Adult UK

ADDISS, The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service.

Academic Articles: ADHD and Higher Education

  • Schipper, L. et al (2022). A qualitative and quantitative study of self-reported positive characteristics of individuals with ADHD.  Frontiers in Psychiatry 
  • Sedgwick-Müller, J, A., Müller-Sedgewick, U., Adamou, M., Canani, M., Champ, R., Gudjónsoon, G., Hank, D., Pitts, M., Young, S. and Asherson, P. (2022). University students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a consesus statement from the UK Adult ADHD network. BMC Psychiatry.
  • Eccleston, L., Williams, J., Knowles, S., and Soulsby, L. (2019). Adolescent experiences of living with a diagnosis of ADHD a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.
  • Sedgwick, J.A. (2018). University students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A literature review. Irish journal of psychological medicine.
  • Jansen, D., Petry, K., Ceulemans, E., Van der Oord, S., Noens, I. and Baeyens, D., 2017. Functioning and participation problems of students with ADHD in higher education: which reasonable accommodations are effective?. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 32(1), pp.35-53.

Blogs

Blogs are a great way to understand the real life experiences of having ADHD. Click on the blog titles below to open them in a new page.

Living with ADD

A Splintered Mind

ADHD Coach

Totally ADD

The Edge Foundation

Books

  • Pink, R and Emery, R. (2023). Dirty Laundry. Penguin Publishers 
  • Ben, J. G. (2023). Women with ADHD, A radical guide: Break through barriers, stay active and embrace neurodiversity. Independently Published.
  • Hollowell, E. M., and Ratey, J. J. (2021). ADHD 2.0. Penguin Random House Publishers.
  • Hollowell, E. M., and Ratey, J. J. (2013) Driven to Distraction. Touchstone Publishers
  • Kelly, K. (2006). You Mean I’m not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy? Simon & Schuster Ltd