This is a brilliant blog written by an extremely intelligent and knowledgeable lady with ADD. She has written a fabulous set of posts regarding sleep disorders which I am finding extremely fascinating. ADD, ADHD, Autism, PDA and so on all appear to link, intertwine and cross paths with each other. A major problem for many of the people affected by these conditions is SLEEP !!! which also affects families and how we handle it. For an informative and unique insight please read the fabulous articles in ‘The Sleep Series’
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Part 1 of the Sleep Struggles Series – all rights reserved
Living with Jet Lag
A first person account of an ADDer with an atypical
This Series is excerpted from a book I am writing about disordered sleep architecture. The content in a chapter of the section on some of the lesser known sleep disorders was written from personal experience, hoping to “put a face” on chronorhythm disorders, – disorders of sleep timing.
I hope that looking at life and living through the experience of a “coulda’ been a REAL contender” sufferer would describe things better than a list of symptoms and probable causes ever could. ~ mgh
As I explained in the introductory article to the sleep disorders content on ADDandSoMuchMore.com (ABOUT ADD & Sleep Struggles), 75% of us here in ADD-land have sleep struggles, if not diagnostic sleep disorders.
I am one of them. Here’s why what I have to say on the topic might interest YOU.
I am also an ADD Coach and trainer, one of the life coaching field’s earliest pioneers, founder of the first coaching school with an ADD-specific training curriculum, and creator of many key terms and techniques used in the ADD Coaching field today.