Did you know?
Paying attention is more complicated than people realize. Telling people who struggle with it to “just focus” is like asking someone who’s nearsighted to just see farther.
“It made sense as a Black kid in a mostly white school not to show confusion, and to disprove false stereotypes about my smarts. I had to know everything, and do everything right, to command respect.”
“I’m worried that my child lost a year and a half of learning."