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How do you cope with procrastination and distractions?
Apr 30, 2016 - 8:24 PM - by seemingly
Now that we have figured out what support is

I need some.

How do you guys cope? Any techniques that work?
I either procrastinate, or start a task only to get instantly distracted (and then be distracted again from whatever distracted me)
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intellectual giftedness
Apr 30, 2016 - 6:20 PM - by Jacksper
I researched the phenomenon of intellectual giftedness a bit and, while I was already sure that I have an iq of well over 130 and I noticed that my mind is always working, always connecting ideas, I never really looked into this phenomenon. Now that I did my research, I see that intellectual giftedness can lead to many similar symptoms as ADD, such as being easily bored when not being challenged, finding it hard to calm your mind down, etc. I recognize almost all of it. I don't want to jump to... [Read More]
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What is support?
Apr 30, 2016 - 1:52 PM - by ginniebean
This is a really broadly based question and I bring it up because I have seen this as a theme on the forums for quite a while.

It covers so many things from people writing about their own problems and people then using that thread to talk about their own problems while ignoring the OP.

Support for those more able to express things in emotional terms, so I guess this is a recognition problem.

Support for people who appear stronger than others maybe... [Read More]
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Discounts for Disabled
Apr 30, 2016 - 12:13 AM - by acdc01
My GP doctor annoyed me today. I asked if he could sign a bunch of forms for me, including a couple that verified my disability so I could get discounts on public transit fares and free national parks pass.

He was willing to sign off on the half price transit fares but not on the free access pass to national parks.

When I asked him why he would not sign off on the park access pass he said that he does consider me disabled for public transit (since I'm a terrible... [Read More]
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Recently diagnosed adult, having probelms accepting...
Apr 29, 2016 - 5:10 PM - by Gonzohst6869
I don't know where to begin; so I will give some details first. I was one of the kids who slipped through the system and didn't get diagnosed until just a couple of months ago, I am now 38. All the signs where there as far back as I can remember and my psych was surprised no one caught it earlier.

Since leaving College (I knew I was wasting my time) pretty much every job I had involved driving larger commercial vehicles. Any where from driving charter buses, transit buses and... [Read More]
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