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Teresa M.

Teresa is the founder and editor of Primarily Inattentive ADD. Primarily Inattentive ADD is the only site on the Internet devoted exclusively to providing information on the Inattentive subtype of ADHD (ADHD I, ADHD-PI) and on a subtype of Inattentive ADD a disorder known as Sluggish Cognitive... Full Bio
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One More Round of Book Cover Voting by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD At the risk of being a total pain in the ...  I need you to look at two more covers and choose between them. 1.  Rays 2. Right Top Circle ... Read on »
Inattentive ADD Language Processing, Ear Ye, Ear Ye! by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD  Inattentive ADHD Language Processing The way we hear affects our ability to pay attention. Our brains are organized in such a way that there are learni ... Read on »
Diagnostic Testing for Inattentive ADHD: Question and Answer by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Diagnostic Testing for Inattentive ADHD Diagnostic Testing for Inattentive ADHD QUESTION: Dear Tess I just read your post on the many m ... Read on »
Inattentive ADHD and Tonsils by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Inattentive? Check Those Tonsils Remember in the 1960s when everyone got their tonsils out when they turned seven or eight. Tonsillectomies where lik ... Read on »
Please Vote on a Commanding Attention Cover by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Please Vote on a Commanding Attention Cover I have finally finished the e-book.  I hope to upload it to Amazon within the next 2-3 weeks. Once I ch ... Read on »
Executive Skills & Inattentive ADHD Treatment by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD  Executive Skills & Inattentive ADHD Treatment  The ADHD medical community is coming to the consensus that prescription drug treatment for ADHD will ... Read on »
Predominantly Inattentive ADHD Most Common Subtype by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Predominantly Inattentive ADHD Most Common Subtype We are not quite the 99% but according to a paper published recently in Neurotherapeutics by a resear ... Read on »
Inattentive ADHD Question and Answers by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Inattentive ADHD Question and Answers Primarily Inattentive ADD: Questions and Answer  Dear Tess:  Hello. I have been given Concerta 1 ... Read on »
Inattentive ADHD and Interactive Metronome Therapy by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Inattentive ADHD and Interactive Metronome Therapy I often get asked about Interactive Metronome therapy for the treatment of Inattentive ADHD and I rea ... Read on »
ADHD Treatment and the Environment by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Treatment and the Environment The environment is important in ADHD diagnosis and treatment.  One of the most perplexing questions facing health car ... Read on »
Outstanding ADD/ADHD Site by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Primarily Inattentive ADD selected as an Outstanding Site Primarily Inattentive ADD has been selected as one of 22 outstanding ADD/ADHD sites by ... Read on »
I hope the end o ... by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I hope the end of your summer is going well.  Additude Magazine published a piece that I wrote in their Advice You Can Use Section.  The link is below.  I will p ... Read on »
Food Dyes Affect Kids With and Without ADHD by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Food Dyes Affect Kids with and without ADHD Icees and Slushies make my kids unbearable.  They are off limits in my family.  I am convinced that it is th ... Read on »
Don't throw Inattentive ADHD Out with the Bath Water by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is furiously working to improve the ADHD diagnosis in the DSM, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. A ... Read on »
Direct Current and Magnetic Brain Stimulation for ADHD by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Direct Current and Magnetic Brain Stimulation for ADHD I have been researching new therapies for improving the symptoms of Inattentive ADHD, Sluggish Co ... Read on »
ADHD Drug Wars-To Medicate or Not Medicate by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD Drug Wars-To Medicate or Not Medicate The debate in the ADHD community for and against ADHD drug therapies can be contentious and divisive.  The fo ... Read on »
ADHD Apps, ADD Organizers and ADHD To Do Lists by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Speaktoit, One of my favorite ADD Apps Someone recently sent me a great question about the best organizers for ADHD. I have a l ... Read on »
Coffee for Life, Inattentive ADD and Sluggish Cognitive Tempo by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Coffee for Life, Inattentive ADD and Sluggish Cognitive tEMPO Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big coffee drinker.  I drink at least two cu ... Read on »
Not Much News for Defining Sluggish Cognitive Tempo by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Not Much News for Defining Sluggish Cognitive Tempo  If Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) is to get a "place at the table" in the DSM V (the diagnostic man ... Read on »
Additude Magazine and Special Education Advisor articles by Teresa M. Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Additude Article: Notes from La La Land In January I was contacted by Additude Magazine, the magazine with a circulation of over 50,000, that serves as ... Read on »