Entrepreneur Richard Branson, actors Emma Watson and Will Smith, comedians Rory Bremner and Russell Howard, Olympians Michael Phelps and Lewis Smith, chef Jamie Oliver, Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton – all have one thing in common: they have ADHD.
If school reports are anything to go by, so too did Winston Churchill, John Lennon and Albert Einstein.
ADHD affects five per cent of the school population – one in 20 children – so it is very likely you will have at least one and possibly two children in your class with ADHD. The number of children diagnosed in the UK is approximately two per cent – so there are three per cent of children with ADHD who are never diagnosed.
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