It might be surprising to learn that many individuals with ADHD can be extremely successful. I recently did a search to find the names of some successful people who have dealt with ADHD. Clearly ADHD does not stop us from being successful. It does, however, create challenges and frequently presents roadblocks that make it more difficult for us to achieve our goals. Medical management to help reduce the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder can be very helpful. Although it does not cure the disorder, it can help us to improve are ability to get things done and relate to others more effectively while we are taking the medication. Developing effective coping mechanisms and improving work habits will be extremely helpful in the long term. Improving our ability to relate to others more harmoniously and developing improved communication skills will go a long way in helping us overcome the negative impact of this disability.
The following is a list of some successful well known ndividuals who have been diagnosed with or reported to have ADHD. The world is full of individuals who have made great contributions to the world who have dealt with this challenge.