I was absent the day time management skills were handed out…
And I’m still bitter
There are some great tips and tools for ADHD children and ADHD adults in this article. Understanding time management starts with sequence and routines. Sequence is understanding what comes next. Not knowing what comes next almost always ends in chaos, with much anguished weeping and wailing, and even an option of teeth gnashing. Just ask the redneck. But having a routine to rely on feels like warm footie pajamas on a cold night and equals security. Okay, so that’s just my opinion.
If you honestly feel time is subjective-
try telling that to your boss when you’re late (again)
“Organization and time management are not innate skills. Any child — with or without ADHD — must create and maintain organizational systems that make sense to him. For children with ADHD, whose ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time is affected by neurological deficiencies, setting up and maintaining organization routines can be quite difficult. Read more here.
Written by Sandra Rief and Donna Goldberg.
On a personal note, thank you to both Sandra and Donna,
(Duck thanks you too, just unknowingly) for writing this.
I’ve been searching for some new ways
to have more effective scheduling and organization.