10 ADD/ADHD Myths

Myth #10: Kids with ADHD won't amount to anything.

Many famous artists, scientists, and politicians had ADHD as children. Here's a list of some well-known celebrities with ADHD:

  • Ansel Adams
  • Charlotte/Emily Bronte
  • Salvador Dali
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Robert Frost
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Bill Gates
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Mozart
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Elvis Presley
  • Joan Rivers
  • Anne Sexton
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Robin Williams
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Wright Brothers
  • Frank Lloyd Wright

Sources: American Medical Association; American Academy of Pediatrics; Kitty Petty ADD/LD Institute

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