From the hyperkinetic boy who was tossed in a dumpster to the man who found life-long love, Spaz: The True Story of my Life with ADHD takes you on a journey through inspirational highs and unthinkable lows. Dispersed between a series of true stories about one man’s struggles with severe Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Spaz includes supporting material and research on what we know about ADHD today.
Leigh’s unparalleled drive to prove his naysayers wrong and become a success because of, rather than in spite of, his ADHD will entertain and intrigue young and old alike. Additionally, the informational pieces presented before each memory will educate you on how to handle common ADHD concerns. Spaz presents a mix of humor and raw truth that promises to have you question everything you ever knew or thought you knew about ADHD.
About the Author
Leigh Macneil was born and raised in Massachusetts and still sports the Boston accent. Now a resident of Texas, Leigh works as a sales professional who also coaches and mentors other sales people. His natural draw towards leadership inspired him to want to coach and train people who are a little “different” like him. He has over twenty-two years in the automotive industry and is a lifelong marital artist who fought professionally and has coached and cornered many other fighters to victory. He and Renee have been married for eleven years and have two gorgeous children and two not-as-gorgeous rescue pups. Spaz: The True Story of My Life With ADHD is Leigh’s first book. It is his life story. He believes that his struggles and successes will help others with ADHD to find hope and strength from their unique abilities.
Renee Macneil is a native Vermonter and holds a Master’s in English from the University of Vermont. She was a public school English teacher for thirteen years before she and Leigh relocated to Lantana, Texas. After witnessing first hand the lack of understanding and knowledge about ADHD she was inspired to take courses and training on ADHD and ADHD Coaching. Now she offers workshops for parents and educators as well as individual coaching for anyone affected by ADHD through her company, ADHD Coach For Life. Spaz: The True Story of My Life With ADHD is her first book, but not her last. When she is not writing Renee is training for the Boston Marathon and parenting two very sweet, high-energy, strong-willed little girls.