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Are You an Adult Living with ADHD?

Summary: Wendy Davis, star of Army Wives, shares her views and experiences as an adult living with ADHD.
Air Date: 10/24/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. David Friedman
Guest Bio: Wendy Davis
Wendy-Davis-CHADDWendy Davis is an actress who truly believes people can thrive and be wildly successful while living with ADHD. She thinks part of the success is the creative ADHD mind that thinks outside the box. Her mantra is, "Having ADHD means you are different but not defective."

Wendy currently appears in the television series Scandal and plays Joan Burton on the Lifetime series Army Wives. Her other television credits include Commander in Chief, Cold Case, Grey's Anatomy, The District, Angel, Coach, Between Brothers, Profiler, Smart Guy, and In Living Color.

About CHADD: CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) was founded in 1987 to improve the lives of people affected by ADHD. CHADD has over 12,000 members in 160 local chapters and affiliates throughout the United States. Chapters and affiliates offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
Are You an Adult Living with ADHD?
Wendy Davis, star of Army Wives, joins To Your Good Health Radio to share her views and experiences living with ADHD.

That's right... ADHD is not something you just "grow out of." There are struggles and challenges for adults living with ADHD, just as there are for children suffering from the disorder.

Fortunately, there is also hope.

Davis also discusses how CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the leading national organization that serves adults and children with ADHD, works to reduce the misunderstandings and stigmas about this widespread condition.
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