Those of us with ADHD want to feel like we are being taken seriously, but we are being hindered by people trying to use an excuse for something else or people self-diagnosing.

ADHD: More than a Label

Some people are quick to point out that ADHD is merely a label for people who think differently and in some ways I would agree with them, but it’s not the label that’s important so much as the understanding, validation, and support that comes with it. Yet there are people out there who would claim to have ADHD, even without a diagnosis for a multitude […]

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Fighting for an Education

When I was younger, my parents had to fight tooth and nail against such remarks that I was just ‘a naughty child’ or they were ‘bad parents’. Very little was known about ADHD back then, it was 1993 after all, but the hostility against the difference instead of the support, was fairly evident. I can only imagine how difficult it was very my parents knowing […]

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