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My Communicamp Experience: Why Open Conferences Are Danger Zones for ADHDers

Today, I walked out of Community Media Workshop’s Communicamp open conference. It wasn’t for lack of wanting to stay in my seat and spend the day with the cognescenti of the Windy City’s media and blogging worlds. But how do you remain at an event where the rules of the road seem almost aimed at making someone with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder–like me–feel as out of place as possible?