"And the ADHD -- you're impulsive, can't sit still in the classroom. That's your battlefield reflexes. In a real fight, they'd keep you alive. As for the attention problems, that's because you see too much, Percy, not too little. Your senses are better than a regular mortal's. Of course the teachers want you medicated. Most of them are monsters. They don't want you seeing them for what they are."
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
ADHD = Demigod
I recently read "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan, which explains that people with ADHD are are in fact demigods. I've been really struggling with ADHD recently, and rather like this explanation. So, I want to share a quote from page 88 of this glorious book.