About the Author
In the early days of his web design and programming career, he set out to experience “the blog” first-hand. He wrote about what he knew best: himself. He is Tom Nardone, a self-proclaimed fountain of insight.
Tom’s blog ADHDpeople.net has become wildly popular. Thousands of regular followers log on daily for those nuggets of sarcastic truths, inspiration, and laughter. Ask Tom Nardone why he writes, and he will candidly admit it is for the attention. This is a typical Tom Nardone response. Funny, honest, and sticky. Does he write for attention because he has attention deficit disorder?
Tom Nardone was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder at age 29. Through his writing, he candidly shares relatable experiences of living with untreated and treated ADHD. Tom doesn’t consider ADHD a curse, nor does he wish for a cure. It is precisely this attitude that has inspired countless bloggers, ADHD coaches, parents, educators, and the ADHD community.
Tom Nardone writes about ADHD to encourage people to embrace the excitement, creativity, resilience, and sensitivity characteristic of many diagnosed with ADHD. His style is infused with frankness and humor. His focus is promoting self-acceptance through entertainment.
Tom Nardone’s articles have been featured in a number of online publications, including ADD Connect, ADHD Roller Coaster: News and Essays About Adult ADHD, and Living ADDventure. He is an active contributor to discussions on dozens of blogs, clearly establishing currency in popular ADHD culture.
Tom has been a featured guest on The Miss ADD Show, Attention Talk Radio, See in ADHD and ADHD reWired.
Tom Nardone and his wife of nine years, Yvonne, who is also diagnosed with ADHD, recently launched a podcast called The Tom Nardone Show. They welcome listeners into their double-diagnosed lives and show what it’s like to live amidst their chaos, confusion, and complete companionship. They hide nothing.
When Tom Nardone is not blogging, podcasting, or spending time with his lovely wife and step-son, he is doing what he’s best at. Being himself. Working at the Home Depot. Contemplating the ways and means of a hundred thoughts at once. Tom Nardone writes from his not-so-tidy man-cave in Simpsonville, South Carolina.