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    Misconceptions/Myths

    Myth: ADHD is an excuse for laziness

    It can somewhat easy to see why some people would think that ADHD is just an excuse for being lazy. That there is a lack of willpower. There are quite a few tasks that kids and adults with ADHD really struggle with, such as planning, organization, paying attention, or managing emotions, just to name a few. It can be easy to see why some may think this is the case, especially when we have an easy time focusing on things we’re interested in and struggle to do the same when it comes to our job, schoolwork, or housework. Fact is: it’s quite the opposite. ADHD is not an excuse for…

  • Misconceptions/Myths

    Myth: We’re all a little ADHD

    There are several things that neurotypicals say when we tell them we have ADHD, or they know we have it. Somethings aren’t always easy for us to hear, or accurate, or the best thing to say to someone with ADHD. One of them is ‘We’re all a little ADHD sometimes.’ This is something many of us with ADHD have heard at one point or another. Myself included. Now I know that this may just be an innocent comment. Everyone on Earth has forgotten something, lost phones or keys, been late to a meeting or class, and such. It’s normal and we’re only human. This does happen to everyone once in…