This is the fourteenth in a series of brief posts during October — global ADHD Awareness Month. Each features a quote that relates to ADHD and neurodiversity.
For someone with ADHD, even the simplest task takes much more energy than it does for others. To shower, get dressed, and get out the door in the morning can require the kind of care and concentration that average people expend over their entire day.
– Susan C. Pinsky, Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD
Disorganization is a stereotypical characteristic of someone with ADHD. There is a reason for that! Organization is an executive function that does not show up as a strength in many folks with ADHD.
I have heard Susan C. Pinsky’s book described as the only book about organizing that works well for individuals with ADHD. You might want to check it out, if you or someone in your household has a challenge with organization.