The name “attention deficit disorder” has such a negative connotation because of the words “deficit” and “disorder.” Just saying those words gives an unfavorable impression and takes us to an undesirable mindset from the get-go. But what would it be like if we could change the label to something more positive or politically correct?
We may be stuck with the name, but ADHD coaches Jeff Copper and Caroline Maguire talk about the pros and cons of changing the label. Their insight around the name may give you pause to consider how it is what it is for now.
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