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Howie Mandel

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“Back in the 1960s, when I was growing up, my symptoms didn’t have a name, and you didn’t go to the doctor to find out. So, in my case, they were called “Howie.” As I grew older, those quirks found their way into my comedy. Deal or No Deal works nicely with my ADHD symptoms.”…

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Phelps’s Mother Recalls Helping Her Son Find Gold-Medal Focus

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“Her comment to me — ‘Oh, he’s not gifted.’ I told her I didn’t say that, and she didn’t like that much. I was a teacher myself so I didn’t challenge her, I just said, ‘What are you going to do to help him?’ ”

Read more of a mother’s perspective and wins on the NY Times.

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Justin Timberlake

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I have OCD mixed with ADD, you try living with that.

Justin has an interesting story and probably not that unusual for people with the condition. Read the interview here on collider.com though there is more on his ADHD here.

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Advice from Michael Phelps’ Mom

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ADHD Parenting Advice from Michael Phelps’ Mom Need some ADHD parenting advice? Learn how the mothers of three ADHD super-achievers — an Olympic record-breaker, a TV heavyweight, and a world-class adventurer — helped their kids beat the odds. http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/1998.html

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