We are all different. Sometimes those differences become challenges.
I’m fairly certain that my words here will add nothing new to the conversation and intelligent commentary that already exists on the topic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). But as is so often the case, I am compelled to write if for no other reason than to help me process complex emotions and burgeoning insights.
So, if you will indulge me, I will begin . . .
That Edgar is an active child is not news of the day. That he engages with his world in a way that is different from the way I do, the way his brothers do, perhaps the way you do is not a revelation. That he is intelligent and creative and funny and sweet is an understatement.
Throughout his young life, Edgar has had his share of redirecting, of reprimands. His behavior has attracted attention—and not always in a way that was in…
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