Often, parents or teachers begin to suspect ADHD, but conclude that the child is not “having trouble”, so they don’t seek help at that time. Often, they wait until there’s a problem academically or socially, or only seek help when they’re interested in school accommodations or medication. This is a mistake. While we may wish it were otherwise, ADHD does not limit itself to one aspect of life.

Ellen Littman, The Secret Lives of Girls With ADHD (2012)

girls with ADHD, who majority have the inattentive, non hyperactive, type and thus, do not “disturb” others, often go unrecognized and untreated until adulthood, if ever

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