A Mind Map, created in PowerPoint, that works as a poster or as a mini presentation that could be used as part of staff training or to build awareness. This list of difficulties is not exhaustive but is a flavour of some of the issues that can affect students with ADHD.
The ones in bubbles are co-morbid conditions that can exist along with ASD or they can stand alone as an individual diagnosis eg someone who has a primary diagnosis of OCD doesn't have an ASD but a person with a primary diagnosis of ASD can have a secondary diagnosis of ADHD, or SPD or ODD, OCD etc
What is ADHD? Explaining an ADD Diagnosis to Your Child
Terry’s ADD Diagnosis: A Trip down Memory Lane by Terry Matlen. - "I was in my early 40s when I discovered I had ADD. It happened in a fairly typical way: my daughter had been diagnosed with it and I wanted to learn as much as I could about the condition so that I could help her..."
What is Adult ADD?: If you are an adult who has finally been accurately diagnosed with ADD after a lifetime of struggles, frustration and self-doubt, the ADD diagnosis can be the first step in initiating the healing process.