Law in Hyperspeed

The ADDventures of a practicing attorney in a southern state. I hope those in the law and those with ADD can find some comfort and help in these postings. The only real person in this blog is the author. The people described in this blog mostly represent sterotypes of some of the characters I see in my travels.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

California Divorce Handbook-The Do's and Don'ts of a Divorce

While this information is done by a California attorney, it's just good advice for anyone in a divorce.

Children don't have strong egos. Their sense of themselves is through their parents. When one parent criticizes the other parent it wound's a part of that child's identity.

If you love your children, never, ever say anything bad about the other parent where you children can here.

California Divorce Handbook-The Do's and Don'ts of a Divorce

Friday, June 10, 2005

Does Watching TV Cause ADHD? - Pediatrics Archives

Some people wonder if the increase in diagnosis of ADD is caused by changes in our society. They wonder if there are things that have changed about society that are causing people to have ADD. One of the suspects is TV watching. The following article gives an overview of the research behind the ADD/TV connection.

Does Watching TV Cause ADHD? - Pediatrics Archives

Sunday, June 05, 2005

ABC News: The Business of Life: Fighting ADHD at Work

There are 296 million people in the United States. It is estimated that 3-5 percent of that population is ADD. So, somewhere between 8.8 and 14.8 million people have ADD.

The following article deals with how more and more people in the workplace are diagnosed with ADD. Now if we could just get more people to understand about ADD, then perhaps the workplace will be more ADD friendly.

ABC News: The Business of Life: Fighting ADHD at Work

Friday, June 03, 2005

Workplace May Overwhelm Adults With ADHD

I'm a solo practioner. I work for myself. I tell my assistants about my ADD and have them try to compensate for me. The great thing is that I can dictate my pace and control my schedule.

When I get home, I feel wiped out. A whole day of having to concentrate makes me come home not wanting to do much at all. If too many things come up at home I quickly get the feeling of being overwhelmed.

This article talks about this phenomena of feeling overwhelmed. It deals with those feelings in the workplace.

Workplace May Overwhelm Adults With ADHD