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billybigfish
May 6th, 2012, 06:42 PM
ive been thinkin recently, will anybody employ someone that has adhd,i asked my parents and they said 'of cause' but i think they're lying, can someone please tell me the truth?

JackShephard
May 6th, 2012, 06:51 PM
Depends on what your doing. You can get that somewhat under control with meds (be careful though)
I would say yes as long as you can do your job. Say pushing carts at a store. That not a bad job plus it's pretty simple. If they started asking you to do multiple things at once, you may need to let them know that you have ADHD and need directions one at a time. I know that some people with ADHD struggle with this sometimes.

Rubbish
May 29th, 2012, 04:57 PM
it is ok i have ADHD and some teachers at my school admit they have it and they have a job. Don;t worry about that at your age

StoppingTime
May 29th, 2012, 05:12 PM
Of course you can still get a job with ADHD, and I'm not just saying that.
If you are on medications which work well for you, then I don't see a problem.
Out of curiosity, do you mean, for instance, a summer job? Or a more stable one?

jessiecox1
May 29th, 2012, 09:53 PM
Your parents are right...yes, you can get a job if you have ADHD.

Rubbish
June 2nd, 2012, 07:22 PM
sometimes people with add/adhd are acutely smarter