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It's one thing to deal with attention deficit disorder in the doctor's office, or at home-but quite another "out there," in the workplace. This unique guide focuses on adults living with ADD, and illustrates various ways to initiate and maintain the best possible work situation. Kathleen Nadeau brings her vast experience to bear on this central concern of adult life. The book is packed full of helpful advice and practical suggestions on everything from day-to-day problems to career issues that can affect a lifetime-and it emphasizes that people with ADD can be just as successful in their jobs and careers as anyone else.
ADD in the Workplace features a user-friendly large, open format with summaries at the beginning of each chapter-perfect for ADD adults. It offers an easy-to-follow progression from a general understanding of the situation to various specific issues, including ADD and social skills, job performance, and career choices for young adults with ADD. No ADD adult should be without this clear, comprehensive guide to succeeding in the workplace!
"...offers suggestions and options for adults with ADD... explores job performance, alternatives to a 9-5 job, success in the workplace, and possible cognitive problems that may occur." Appropriate for: Lay Public.
ADD in the Workplace: An Overview. Seeking an Adult ADD Career/Workplace Assessment. Taking Charge of Your ADD: Job Performance. Taking Charge of Your ADD: Social Skills. ADD and Learning Disabilities. ADD and Personality Type at Work. Success Strategies in the Workplace. An ADD-Friendly Work Environment. The Ideal Boss. Reasonable Workplace Accomodations. Alternatives to a "9-5" Job. Women with ADD in the Workplace. ADD and the American Disabilities Act. Achieving Success in the Workplace. Appendix: ADD Workplace Questionnaire. Resources.