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The Stigma of Having ADHD

And why it isn’t all bad news.

Notice one isn’t like the others? (Source: author — first grade)

I was the goalie who chased butterflies instead of standing in front of the net. My cool daydreams were often interrupted by trap questions from teachers. Every grade school report card I ever received said: “doesn’t pay attention”.

My distractedness took a toll. Socially, I was teased for being different. My grades weren’t great. This…

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Sean Kernan

Sean Kernan

Quality over quantity. That guy from Quora. Writing out of Tampa, Florida.