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If I have ADHD, what can I expect will be difficult in my job?

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If you have ADHD, it may be hard to:

  • Manage time
  • Get and stay organized
  • Listen and pay attention
  • Follow directions
  • Complete assignments
  • Attend to details
  • Get to work on time
  • Speak just when it’s your turn
  • Sit still
  • Keep emotions under control

From: ADHD in the Workplace WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association: "ADHD Fact Sheet."

Barkley, R. New York, Guilford Press, 2008. ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says,

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association: "ADHD Fact Sheet."

Barkley, R. New York, Guilford Press, 2008. ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says,

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 12, 2018

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