ADHD: Born In Too Many Colors


Beautifully Bipolar

She was 3 when it started.

“I was always distracted and could never carry on a conversation  because i would change the subject every 3 sentences”

Isabel went on to get diagnosed with ADHD. 11% of children aged 4-17 are diagnosed with ADHD( http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/data.html). So why is is so stigmatized?

People with ADHD are often thought of as “wild” or “unmanageable”. They are looked down upon because they are different.

It is difficult for kids with ADHD to focus. This makes school tough for them. It is also tough on them because of bullying and having a hard time making friends.

Isabel was “Always distracted even though i had no friends because i was always bullied for my ADHD i was always finding a way not to pay attention”

Making friends is hard for everyone, but for a child with ADHD, it is even harder. They are bullied for being…

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