Declare attention deficit disorder a disability

Dyslexia, autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD, are some of the common learning disabilities. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • ADHD may contribute to low self-esteem, trouble with relationships and difficulty with school or work.
  • People living with ADHD tend to stand out in assignments that are urgent, new/novel and challenging and of personal interest.

The World Mental Health Awareness Month, in October, aims to set the record straight on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — formally, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).

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