Celebrities with ADD / ADHD

January 11, 2011

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I have included below a link to Parenting.com, where you can find a list of celebrities who live with ADHD each day.

Your children may or may not know all of these names and that’s ok. Go through the list with them and google the names of those they don’t recognize. Help them learn more about the successes others with ADHD have found. It could be a great conversation starter. 🙂

It’s always a good idea for anyone living with ADHD to have a little something like this in their back pocket. That way, the next time that really annoying mom from the school association starts to brag about how perfect her children are (yeah, sure they are) and how she “feels” for your son or daughter because they must find grade 6 so hard, with ADHD and all, you’ll be ready for her. Stand up for yourself and your child and put her in her place with a few of the more famous ADHD success stories. 🙂 Good luck!

  • Justin Timberlake – Musician and Actor
  • Jamie Oliver – Chef
  • Karina Smirnoff – Professional Dancer on Dancing With The Stars
  • Will Smith – Actor
  • Howie Mandel – Host of Deal or No Deal
  • Paris Hilton – Heiress and Actress
  • Paul Orfales – Founder of Kinko’s
  • Michelle Rodriguez – Actress on LOST
  • David Neeleman – Founder of JetBlue Airways
  • Michael Phelps – Professional Athlete and Olympian
  • Jim Carrey – Actor
  • Ty Pennington – Host of Extreme Makeover – Home Edition.
  • Sir Richard Branson – Founder of Virgin Atlantic Airline

For more on each of these celebrities, click on the link below.

Celebrities with ADHD

*Know of other ADHD success stories? Send me a message or comment below and tell us. 🙂

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