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ADD In The Workplace by Kathleen G Nadeau

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ADD in the Workplace: An Overview

In This Chapter

This chapter provides a brief description of the “ADD- friendly” style and format of the book and addresses such general questions: Why are we suddenly talking about ADD? Is ADD just a fad or a genuine biological disorder?

Why a Book on ADD in the Workplace?

As children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) mature and leave their school years behind, the workplace rather than the classroom becomes their greatest challenge. An enormous amount has been written about how to help children with ADD function better in the classroom but very little attention has been given to how ADD symptoms affect work life.

Many of the things we do at work require skills taught during our school years. At work ...

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