October 6:

“He’s just being a kid! He’ll outgrow it.” Will kids with attention deficit need lifelong treatment? Possibly: Two-thirds of children diagnosed with ADHD will continue to grapple with the condition into adulthood.

Find out more about “outgrowing” attention deficit — read, learn, and share to dispel ADHD myths.



October 7:

The term may be new, but the phenomenon is not — many of us diagnosed with ADHD now would have once been called lazy, stupid, or incapable of learning, or diagnosed with a “Defect of Moral Control”!

By spreading the facts, you’re helping that change continue, so please keep up the sharing.



October 8:

The flip side of ADHD distractibility is hyperfocus. It’s the ability to focus intently on tasks that are stimulating and rewarding — and it can be a real superpower when it’s harnessed appropriately.

Find out more:www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/612.html.


October 9:

Parents of kids with ADHD often agonize over whether to medicate their children — it’s not a decision made lightly. Lots of us resort to meds only after other approaches fail.

How ADDitude readers respond when confronted by this myth:www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/9797.htm