ADD In The Workplace: Choices, Changes, And Challenges

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1997-09-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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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 with 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. The book 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.

Table of Contents

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
ADD Workplace Questionnaire
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