Many people can relate to the times when they were unable to fully concentrate, couldn’t regain focus, drifted from task to task, or were unable to sit still in their seat. These behaviors are common in most people. However, when they become a regular part of someone’s daily life, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be diagnosed. This video shows the daily life of an individual with ADHD. It also examines a number of symptoms that can be seen in order to raise awareness about the disorder and how it affects individuals. It’s not a cause for alarm. Our discussion will conclude with common, research-supported strategies for coping with this disorder to allow you to live a normal functional life. This is the first installment of our interactive video series, “Walk in My Shoes.” We’ll be sharing the stories of people with learning disabilities and raising awareness.
This video was made by McMaster students Shara, Vanessa Miranda and Mishaal Qazi in collaboration with McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program .
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