About 8 million adults in the U.S. have ADHD, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and a significant percentage of them struggle with getting and staying organized.
“Attention deficit can be a useful tool when it comes to creativity and ingenuity, but if we’re not careful, we can stifle our own creativity and ingenuity with disorganization and procrastination,” said Chester Goad, a university administrator in the Nashville, TN, area who has attention deficit.
When to-do lists and clutter accumulate, someone with ADHD can become overwhelmed. “Things can not only get lost in the shuffle, they can get just plain lost,” Goad said.
Creating a strategy to manage your household makes it easier to find what you need, when you need it. Here, experts offer seven tips on getting organized if you, or someone you know, has ADHD. → Keep Reading