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.
When you give instructions, each step should be clear, simple, and specific. “Put the frozen food in the freezer first” is more helpful than “Put away the groceries.”
Kids with ADHD are much more likely to have a learning disability than kids who don’t have ADHD. They’re also more likely to have anxiety or depression.