These phrases actually hurt people with ADHD, they do not help.
Don't Ask Us If We Took Our Meds
Us ADHD sufferers are REALLY annoyed with people assuming we are excited because we forgot to take our meds when in reality, we are excited about something fun that's happening. You could be excited about something fun the teacher is planning in class, you could be excited about a movie coming out. Also, it's none of your business if the person took their meds. A teacher assumed I didn't take my meds because I was a little excited. Someone is excited about something and you make them feel bad for being excited? WTF?
It's Not That Hard To Focus
Now telling someone with ADHD it's not that …