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“Let Me Tell You How ADHD Runs in My Family”

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ADHD — diagnosed or otherwise — in their family tree, and see if you recognize any similarities with your wild, wonderful brood.

Add your story in the Comments section below. “My mother, seven aunts and uncles, my grandmother, and about 8 cousins all have ADHD.

I am, of course, guessing on the extended family because they lived in an era when ADHD did not have a diagnosis. As a result, many of them were astronomically creative, but were held back in school to repeat grades multiple times, and either didn’t finish grade school or high school (if they even went), and were repeatedly told they were lazy, unintelligent, underachievers.

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