The organization tips that work for other people don't stand up to ADHD symptoms. Here, learn how to defeat ADHD-friendly ways to organize your life now Standard advice for tackling clutter doesn't work for adults with ADHD. Why? 12 Tips for Getting Organized for Adults with ADHD. But when you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), symptoms like distractibility, forgetfulness and difficulty concentrating can make getting organized seem impossible. But there are small steps you can take to organize your space and your life.