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35 good things about having ADHD

I found this list today of 35 good things about having ADHD and it made me smile big to see my darling girl in nearly all of them. What a wonderfully made child!

1. Lots of energy

2. Willing to try things – take risks

3. Ready to talk, can talk a lot

4. Gets along well with adults

5. Can do several things at one time

6. Smart

7. Need less sleep

8. Good sense of humour

9. Very good at taking care of younger kids

10. Spontaneous

11. See details that other people miss

12. Understand what it’s like to be teased or to be in trouble
so are understanding of other kids

13. Can think of different and new ways of doing things

14. Volunteer to help others

15. Happy and enthusiastic

16. Imaginative – creative

17. Articulate – can say things well

18. Sensitive – compassionate

19. Eager to make new friends

20. Great memory

21. Courageous

22. More fun to be with than most kids

23. Charming

24. Warm and loving

25. Care a lot about families

26. Inquisitive

27. Quick to forgive

28. Genuine

29. Never boring

30. Empathetic

31. Perceptive ways to do things

32. Playful

33. Honest

34. Optimistic

35. Interested in new things

Taken from TADA… The Attentional Disorders Association of Edmonton

And I also found these AMAZING tips on teaching a child with ADHD…

http://www.westfieldacademy.org/adhd/

Some of them I already do, the others are great and I will be trying them soon!

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1 Comment

  • Reply Jon March 20, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    If Juno is anything, it’s honest, and she has a great sense of humour!

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