Three4, Major ADD, and trying to go back to school
Hi, this is my first post. I’m 34, diagnosed about 1.5 year ago by Psychiatrist that specializes in adhd children. I do feel confident in his diagnosis and a lot of dots have been connected due to it. I would say my life has turned out pretty good, married with two great kids. Fun job, believe it or not I work in and have been successful in the engineering field (go figure, I’m creative and “think outside the box”). There have been some huge hurdles to say the least that I’m sure you all could imagine. “Static” and wondering thoughts are the most prevalent issues, as well as several boughts with depression and rage. Well my boss’ boss recently asked if I would be interested in going back to school. Not an easy person to turn down. I was horrible in high school failing almost everything, just getting by enough to graduate. Algebra didn’t even hardly register. I have been doing some Kahn Academy videos and skimming through some books but I am starting to feel the same as I did so many years ago in high school. I’ve read that there may be an advantage to having my Dr send over information to the college regarding the ADD, but I’m worried about being looked at like I’m just lazy or looking for an excuse like I was treated in grade and high school. Any advice will be very appreciated. Thanks for looking.
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