Archives for November, 2016
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I recently read a good article in the Guardian about adults who are diagnosed with autism. The timing of the article was perfect, since I’ve been thinking a lot about late ADHD diagnoses lately (see here and here). And the stories in it resonated with me because the people described diagnosis as a revelatory "suddenly my life makes sense" moment that will be familiar to those who were diagnosed with ADHD as adults.
You might not have "ADHD" on the list of traits you want in your coworkers or employees, but people with ADHD can bring outside-the-box thinking, energy and, yes, even intense focus into the workplace. Admittedly, they can also bring disorganization, missed deadlines and careless mistakes.