Mind, Body, Soul
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is considered the moral diagnosis where people are judged as bad, lazy, and/incompetent. The undiagnosed struggle with frustration and under-achievement. The moral diagnosis can now give way to the medical diagnosis. Understand the mind in terms of biology rather than morality, in terms of science, and reason.
Persons with ADD suffer from:
The right brain thinker doesn't take things one at a time in an obvious sequence. They have the tendency to think of many things at once or to see the same thing from many perspectives, which contributes both to creativity and difficulty staying organized. It makes left-brained, linear organizational strategies frustrating failures.
Right brainers are quick at some things and slow at others. Competent, but disorganized, creative, but do not meet their potential because they usually don't finish their projects. With this learning style, standard teaching methods don't work. Using their visual learning style helps. Approaches that don't work for visual learners when they are children, fail them when they are adults. Some right-brained thinkers face these frustrations:
(Scattered Minds, Lenard Adler, M.D.; 4 Weeks to an Organized Life w/ADHD, Jeffrey Freed, M.A.T)