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Thanks, in grade school I had a bunch of hearing tests also, my parents and teachers couldn’t understand why my aptitude and IQ tests were so high, and my grades were so low.
But because I wasn’t bouncing off the walls they never thought to test me for ADHD, back then if you weren’t hyper you didn’t have ADHD.
So I got labeled as difficult, lazy doesn’t put fourth any effort, my father would get livid when report cards came.
I can’t block out sounds either, but having very astute hearing makes it even worse, I drive people nuts because I have to find the source of the annoying sound that I can hear but no one else can.
High frequencies are extremely painful and really low ones are disorienting.