What ADHD is not.

I think and understand cognitive neuro-normalness and neurodivergence as a classic bell curve spectrum: Most people lie in the middle somewhere near the y xis but some lie further to the left or right. If someone diverges more to the left or right, further from the norm, the average, that person becomes neurodivergent. Everybody has …

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What is ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. This name is deceptive, because people with ADHD don’t really have a deficit of attention, they just lack the ability to regulate it. So, while being unable to focus their attention on one thing, they may hyperfocus on something else. I have two modes: either I’m not sufficiently …

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Why am I writing this blog?

• I want to be understood. I want all people with neurodivergent minds to be understood. Not just by others but also by themselves. The hardest part of having neurological differences is that the majority of people do not understand what it is like to have a brain that is so different from theirs. It …

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