While it is often the negative attributes of ADHD that motivate a person to seek help, there are many positive attributes that a person with ADHD may posses. Identifying and nurturing these positive attributes can empower a person with ADHD to accomplish great things.
Some positive attributes of a person with ADHD may include:
While each person has their own definition of success, many people, past and present, have achieved success in some part by embracing ADHD traits.
The following list includes people who have been diagnosed with ADHD as well as some that exhibit(ed) many attributes which when combined, we now recognize as ADHD.
Vincent Van Gogh
Charlotte & Emily Bronte
Ralph Waldo Emerson
William Butler Yeats
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders:
Lewis & Clark
Evil & Robbie Knievel
Alexander Graham Bell
John F. Kennedy