adhd myths


3There are many myths around about ADHD. You have probably heard quite a few. Some of the ones we have heard are below:

* ADHD does not exist.
* ADHD is a term used for children who are just naughty.
* You can cure ADHD.
* Bad parenting causes ADHD.
* If you are ‘gifted’ you cannot have ADHD.
* Adults do not have ADHD.
* ADHD does not affect children in other countries, outside the UK.
* Most teachers know about ADHD.
* If you have ADHD it is best to take medicine.