Hyperfocus is the ability to zero in intensely on an interesting project or activity for hours at a time. For adults with ADHD, hyperfocus can be a problem in the workplace. It can manifest as not getting paperwork done because it was boring, missing meetings because they became absorbed in doing something more interesting, or failing to meet a deadline because other activities had captured their attention. Though hyperfocus is often a liability, it can be an asset. If you have ADHD, having a strategy to leverage your ability to hyperfocus can be important.
Making Better Career Choices with ADHD By Wilma Fellman, M.Ed., LPC Children with Executive Function challenges and ADHD often have great difficulties in their school arena. We know today that ADHD is a neurologically based disorder, and we don’t “outgrow … Read More