What an Open Mind and a Year Will Do

Gold Can Stay

A year ago at this time I wasn’t aware October was ADHD Awareness Month.

A year ago at this time I didn’t know of the existence of ADDitudeand the boundless resources available there.

A year ago at this time if you had told me my son had ADHD—and there were many who did—I would have told you that any label that aims to define—or worse, limit—my child is not for me—or, more poignantly, him.

My experience with ADHD was severely limited—relegated to that of an observer.  As a high school teacher, most of my students who have had ADHD have been contending with it for a decade or more; and by the time I meet them as 15- to 18-year-olds, they have either grown out of the often accompanying hyperactivity or have such great experience managing it that their symptoms are barely discernible in the classroom.

When I…

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