• Misconceptions/Myths

    ADHD didn’t exist in my day

    There are several things that ADHDers hear, which can be difficult to hear. Its not pleasant to hear or have to deal with in a conversation. I have addressed one in a previous post, which is when people may tell us to try harder. Here’s something else that people will say: “ADHD didn’t exist when I was young/in my day.” The thing with this is that it may seem like it didn’t exist, when in fact it did. It’s just that no one really knew about it. It’s only in the last few decades, I would say, that people have been diagnosed with ADHD and are able to be treated…