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Re: Caste System for ADHD

Re: Caste System for ADHD2012-02-23T01:33:58+00:00

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I have hopes that everyone can achieve satisfaction and fulfillment in their work – especially if they are able to identify what they truly want out of a job and where their talents and abilities lie. I don’t believe that anyone – ADHD or otherwise – is entitled to a particular pay grade or advancement opportunity. A business that advances people who don’t deliver results is likely to fail, causing many to lose their job.

However, I think that responsible, conscientious ADD’ers who are willing to do the work to identify medications, tools and strategies that make them competetive, should have the same opportunity as anyone else. Allowing some simple accomodations to the work environment should not be too much to ask. Sadly, we fear revealing our disability and have to self-accomodate in secrecy to survive…