An inclusive guide to ADHD that explores its diverse types, symptoms, diagnoses, and misconceptions, and shares how to work with your ADHD brain to fully understand yourself.
Diagnosed at 29, Alice Gendron offers full and supportive insight into life with ADHD, addresses common challenges and hurdles, and provides tips and ADHD hacks that will help you to get things done and live a more peaceful daily life. This illustrated and informative guide is a must-have for anyone looking to better understand ADHD and how to thrive with ADHD.
Through Gendron’s motivational voice and relatable illustrations, The Mini ADHD Coach will teach you:
How to emotionally process your ADHD diagnosis.
How ADHD can impact your daily life, from getting your morning started to time management, dating, making dinner, and more.
What ADHD expressions, such as analysis paralysis, hyperfocus, and time blindness, really mean.
ADHD hacks like habit-stacking and gamification to try out and find the solutions that fit your life.
The Mini ADHD Coach is the perfect resource for flourishing with ADHD.
FIRST TRULY ACCESSIBLE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR ADHD READERS: While there are many books about ADHD, this is a unique graphic approach that explores ADHD from daily challenges and how to overcome them to a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know. This book offers a great resource for readers of all ages with its accessible illustrations and thorough content, which is timely and essential given the increase of diagnoses of ADHD in children and women around the world.
POPULAR EXPERT AUTHOR: Alice Gendron’s style and approach have struck a chord internationally, with a rapidly growing audience of nearly a half-million social media followers—including a strong following across her foreign-language accounts in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Japanese. Her growing website (theminiadhdcoach.com) has thousands of monthly visitors from across North America.
A VITAL ADDITION TO ADHD BOOKSHELVES: For anyone diagnosed with or supporting family or friends with ADHD, this is a practical and informative guide to read along with such ADHD books for adults as Neurotribes, Invisible Women, Women with ADHD, The End of Average, Unwell Women, Divergent Mind, Your Brain’s Not Broken, Mother Brain, Still Distracted After All These Years, Taking Charge of ADHD, Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Hyperbole and a Half, Solutions and Other Problems, and Am I There Yet?
Readers age 15+ with ADHD or those who believe they may have ADHD and are looking for better understanding and a diagnosis
Parents looking for guidance for their children with ADHD
Anyone interested in learning more about ADHD or how to support their friends/family with ADHD
Fans of informative graphic nonfiction titles
Teachers seeking tools to support students with ADHD
Fans of Alice Gendron and @the_mini_adhd_coach
About the Author
Alice Gendronis an artist and freelance writer. Her diagnosis of ADHD at the age of 29 changed her life, and inspired her to help others. She started and runs The Mini ADHD Coach, an online and social platform and community, offering tips, advice, and a place to connect for over half a million followers, empowering those with ADHD (and those who love them) to thrive.
“The content is excellent, but this books stands out because the strategies and coping skills are presented in a fun and accessible cartoon format. This is an innovative and spot-on way to explain. An ADHD glossary of terms used to describe what a person with ADHD can experience is exhaustive. The author also includes helpful hacks for overcoming ADHD-related obstacles…highly recommended.”
—Library Journal, STARRED review
“A treasure to anyone who has ADHD, who knows someone with ADHD, or who just wants to learn and understand the ADHD experience.”
—Siggie Cohen, PhD
“What a fun and accessible approach to learning about ADHD! The Mini ADHD Coach is full of real world examples, tips, tricks, and life hacks to help you better understand yourself and manage your ADHD.”