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Adult with ADHD: What I Wish I Knew As an ADD Child

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As someone who is an Education Specialist and works with kids with learning differences, one of my favorite sources for information is ADDitude Magazine online. I love this post written by an adult with ADD looking back on her childhood. She talks about 10 things she wishes she had known and wants us to know about ADD. She talks about how people with ADD do not have an attention deficit but their attention is diverted. She was often told in school that she was not working up to her potential. She has discovered that “the catalyst for potential is passion not just hard work.”

Take a look at the slideshow:

Adult with ADHD: What I Wish I Knew As an ADD Child.