Attention deficit disorder/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) makes focusing and learning difficult, as the brain struggles to process information. This affliction is what caused Missy Hood to struggle her whole life, and lose 40 jobs in a span of 15 years. Today, Missy is a doctoral student, a budding author, and an all around happy, successful person. She is a picture of the struggles that people with ADD/ADHD face in life, and how greatly they can overcome those struggles with the right tools.
It is estimated that over 11% of children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and 5% of people are diagnosed in adulthood. This condition is not uncommon and yet still teachers and parents struggle with how best to teach and assist those who have it. Memoirs of an ADHD Mind: God was a Genius in the Way He Made Me offers valuable coping skills that can help those who have ADHD harbor meaningful relationships and find success, and help the people who care about them better assist them in getting there.