Ahh I hear you!
I work in the same field. I’ve had the same issues.
I’m super slow to get things done and understanding challenging concepts.
I’m always up front with my team and supervisors about the challenges I have. But I’m also fully aware of my strengths, and that I offer something that most others in the organisation cannot. My creative thinking and ability to articulate ‘outside the box’ concepts is my strength. People think that I’m incredibly knowledgeable.
In fact, When I inform my colleagues that I have ADHD… they are really surprised.
I’m always upfront, especially with my supervisor, about my limitations. A good supervisor will support you with those limitations, and utilities your strengths.
It would be nice if that was always the case!
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