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TOPIC: Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective

Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective 29 Jul 2014 13:53 #342

Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective
Posted July 28, 2014 by Grace Friedman college freshman

When you are a teen, being different can be awful. As a teen with ADHD, I know this first hand.

By the time I was 10, I was spending twice as many hours as my classmates to complete my assignments. My home life frequently felt like a battlefield. I felt stupid.

When I was 11, I was diagnosed with ADHD. It was a great relief to know why I was struggling, but having an ADHD diagnosis did not in and of itself resolve any of my challenges, it simply categorized and in some cases amplified them. As I soon learned, like most, I was prescribed some meds and then left to my own devices to understand, manage and adapt to my "disorder." It's because of this lack of support, compassion and understanding that I've become an advocate for this cause.

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