9 ADHD Myths and Fallacies That Perpetuate Stigma

We’ve heard all of the ADHD myths: “ADHD isn’t real.” “That kid just needs a good spanking. “People with ADD are just lazy.” These fallacies and misconceptions about ADHD have been around as long as the condition itself, and the negative effect they have is very real — and very damaging. Learn the truth and arm yourself with facts to refute the next misinformed comment you hear about “bad parenting.”