Stigma is unjust and evil. But stewing about it won’t help.
Changing the Way People Think Takes Generations - When you encounter stigma, prejudice, ignorance, or outright cruelty toward your child who has ADD, or toward another family member, it stings. I saw a patient in my office today, a man who had an IQ of 179 whose father told him every day how stupid he was. He was ashamed of his son because he had trouble reading and paying attention. He punished him in cruel and inhuman ways. This man went on to become a circuit court judge and a loving father of three. “It stops with me,” he said.
Kathy Kolbe is a global thought leader on human behavior. Her podcast, Perfectly Obstinate People, celebrates those among us who persevere in the face of obstacles which stand in the way of our freedom to be ourselves. In Ep 25, Dr. Hallowell and Kathy discuss their views on ADHD and the importance of removing the associated stigmas. Dr. Hallowell also shares his tips on how to harness the power of ADHD. Listen now:
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