Many people can relate to the times when they were unable to fully concentrate, couldn’t regain focus, drifted from task to task, or were unable to sit still in their seat. These behaviors are common in most people. However, when they become a regular part of someone’s daily life, it could be a sign that the patient has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This video shows the daily life of an individual with ADHD. It also examines a number of symptoms that can be seen in order to raise awareness about this condition and the effects it has on people who have atypical brain function. It’s not a cause for alarm. Our discussion will conclude with common, research-supported strategies for coping with this disorder to allow you to live a normal functional life. This is the first installment of our interactive video series, “Walk in My Shoes”, where we will be raising awareness and learning about the lives of people with learning disabilities.
This video was made by McMaster students Shara, Vanessa Miranda and Mishaal Qazi in collaboration with McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program .
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