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What is LifewithADD.org?

LifewithADD.org is a dedicated patient-to-patient support community for families affected by ADD/ADHD. LifewithADD.org is powered by BensFriends.org, patient support communities for rare diseases, and is run by volunteer moderators who have been affected with ADD.

Who can join LifewithADD.org?

If your family has been affected by ADD, consider LifewithADD.org your second home. LifewithADD.org, as well as the rest of BensFriends.org’s patient communities, is free for members to join.

What is ADD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder. It is characterized primarily by "the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone" and symptoms starting before seven years of age.

You can learn more about ADHD/ADD at Wikipedia.org

What is BensFriends.org?

In 2007, Ben Muñoz suffered a rare form of stroke caused by an AVM. He was unable to find the support he needed during the most difficult time, so he created an online support community AVMSurvivors.org to connect with others like him. AVMSurvivors.org led to the founding of BensFriends.org, driven to provide patient-to-patient support communities for people living with rare diseases.

BensFriends.org is a network of patient communities for people living with rare diseases. Launched in November 2007, BensFriends.org provides valuable patient support by creating and running compassionate, responsive communities. BensFriends.org maintains dozens of patient communities and has changed thousands of lives.

You can learn more about BensFriends.org at http://www.bensfriends.org or watch one of our videos at http://www.youtube.com/BensFriendsVideos.