Acclaimed professional organizer Judith Kolberg and Dr. Kathleen Nadeau, renowned ADHD clinical psychologist, are back with an updated edition of their classic text for adults with ADD. Their collaboration offers the best understanding and solutions for adults who want to get and stay organized. Readers will enjoy all new content on organizing digital information, managing distractions, organizing finances, and coping with the "black hole" of the Internet. This exciting new resource offers three levels of strategies and support: self-help, non-professional assistance from family and friends, and professional support; allowing the reader to determine the appropriate level of support.
Foreword by Ari Tuckman. Foreword by Sue West. Preface. Part I: Getting Started 1. ADD-Friendly Organizing: A Different Organizing Approach 2. ADD-Friendly Strategies That Work with Your ADD 3. Structure and Support: Creating the Framework for Success. Part II: Taking Charge of ADD 4. Streamline and Simplify: Counteracting Complications 5. ADD Decision Dilemmas 6. B-o-r-i-n-g: Managing Stimulation Hunger and Hyperfocus 7. First Things First: Learning to Prioritize 8. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Remembering to Remember. Part III: Organizing Things 9. Getting Over Clutter Overwhelm 10. Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome: When You Need to Seek ADD Treatment 11. Packrat Syndrome 12. David's Garage - When You Need a PO. Part IV: Organizing Time 13. Time Out: Tracking, EEstimating and Scheduling Time 14. Overcoming Over-Commitment 15. Plenty-of-Time Thinking: Dealing with Procrastination 16. The State of Rushness. Part V: Organizing Information 17. Hung Up on Hardcopy 18. Backlog Blues. Part VI: Organizing Finances 19. ADD-Friendly Budgeting and Bill Paying 20. ADD-Friendly Long-term Financial Planning. Part VII: Getting Organized in the Digital World 21. Managing Digital Distractions 22. The Internet Black Hole. Part VIII: Conclusion 23. Putting Organizing Ideas into Action.