The experience of living as both Autistic and as someone with ADHD is a unique one. The two conditions, both types of neurodivergence, are often considered opposites in a lot of ways.
All the while, they have many shared features too. There are shared social difficulties, sensory challenges, trouble with regulating focus, executive dysfunction, stimming, and more.
At the same time, there are also stark differences. The average ADHD-er craves multitasking, a lack of routine, and has brief but intense hyperfixations.Read more on themighty.com