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Penny Williams
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“If I’m passionate about something, I can focus…” That describes the ADHD nervous system — it’s motivated by interest and urgency, not importance.

Secrets of Your ADHD Brain

You can certainly have ADHD without being “fidgety” or hyperactive. It’s called ADHD Primarily Inattentive now (used to be called ADD).

ADD vs. ADHD: The Three Types of Attention Deficit Disorder

The next step would be to contact a clinician for an evaluation.

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism