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ADHD Awareness

The History of ADHD

A More Accurate Timeline

When I started doing research for this article, I was reading a book called NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman. It is a detailed history of Autism and Neurodiversity around the world and the dark history of the treatment of individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Some of the details are emotionally difficult to read, but important…



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Jillian Enright

She/they. Neurodivergent, 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, education, and parenting. Founder of Neurodiversity MB.