Are You Bullied at Work Because of an ADHD Diagnosis?

Are You Bullied at Work Because of an ADHD Diagnosis?

Employers should not that derogatory comments are a violation of employees human rights and can become a case of harassment, bullying and/or discrimination.

Anyone experiencing this type of behaviour should commit to documenting what is happening. Also, see your doctor and a workplace specialist who can help you. Below are some links and resources that might also be helpful.




Facebook Groups

  • How to ADHD 
  • Focused Femmes: A Support Group for Women with ADHD
  • ADHD for Smart Ass Women
  • Squirrel Squats: weight loss support group for moms with ADHD
  • Executive Dysfunction Hacks
  • Attitude – ADHD Support Group for Adults
  • InATTENTIVE ADHD/ADD ADULT – Info and support Group
  • InATTENTIVE ADHD Academia & Careers


  • Adhdoers
  • Adhd.nutritionist




Insight Timer or similar for relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness exercise

Centre for Mindfulness Studies


  • The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD: An 8-Step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, and Achieving Your Goals – author Lidia Zylowska
  • More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD 
    by Ari Tuckman
  • The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents by Nancy Ratey.
  • ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau
  •  Driven to Distraction. Written by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey
  • Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive written by Edward Hollowell, MD
  • Taking Charge of Adult ADHD written by Russell A. Barkley
  • Smart but Scattered written by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
  • Atomic Habits, author James Clear
  • The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis may be your Greatest Strength, author Dale Archer, MD
  • Scattered Minds, author Gabor Mate


  • Paper planner
  • Whiteboard system
  • Automate i.e., bills
  • Prioritized task lists
  • Adopt a more minimalist lifestyle
    • Reduce amount of clothing
    • Reduce clutter
    • One pot/pan recipes
  • Distractibility Delay Technique
  • Emotional Regulation:
  • Deep Breathing
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Mindfulness 
  • Support Groups
  • Self-Compassion
    • The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion: Kristin Neff
    • The Compassionate Mind Workbook, authors Chris Irons and Elaine Beaumont

Workplace Accommodations and Strategies