link between ADHD and intelligence

There is no link between ADHD and intelligence

Your child is likely to be more creative, spontaneous, caring, and energetic than anyone you may know – and there is no link between ADHD and intelligence. Here are some of the traits of this disorder, which you’ll see are very valuable attributes.

  • Out-of-the-box thinking, a keen sense of humour, drive, and passion.
  • Troubleshooting and the ability to push past setbacks.
  • A generous, kind and caring nature.
  • A strong sense of justice and a willingness to take risks.

More research about the benefits of ADHD is required, however, focusing on these benefits can help you and your child live with the condition more positively.

Many children with ADHD are not hyperactive but quiet daydreamers. Because this condition needs a clinical diagnosis, it should be made by a professional in the field, such as a specialist psychiatrist or paediatrician. We at Capulum College work with children with the disorder, every day. We, therefore, are qualified to help you help your child.

South African comedian, Trevor Noah; American singer and songwriter, Justin Timberlake; Walt Disney, The Founder of Disneyland; and John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of The United States are among the many famous and successful people who have/had ADHD.

Another is the business magnate, British billionaire Richard Branson, who wrote the following message to a child who was struggling at school….

“Dear Ricky,

I know you’re struggling at school, and I wanted to give you some advice on how to become the best you can be…You should never see being different as a flaw or think that something is wrong with you. Being different is your biggest asset and will help you succeed…” 

Although never diagnosed, many scholars and historians believe that Albert Einstein, one of the greatest minds of all time, had ADHD.

With your positive attitude, ADHD will help you reach your goals…

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