What it something I said?
I did not mean to interrupt. (Actually, i did )
It is easy to ignore things that are not relevant to the current conversation.
Do you sound familiar?
These are some of the most common social skills problems ADHDers face, and they happen every time we need to have a conversation with someone.
It looks something like this to me:
Large live audiences give me LIFE! However, I struggle to control my heartbeat or sound intelligent when I am only able to speak to one or two people at once.
ADHD can cause major developmental delays. This is the age we should first learn social skills from our little kindergarten friends and playmates.
Our delay in development is when we start to question the “Normies.”
But not you! You are here and you will learn how to empower yourself using life-changing tools.
This is a quick reference to a checklist of social skills that clinicians use when evaluating ADHD in children )
Distinction in paying attention to others, missing pieces
It seems to ignore
Difficulty in taking turns in conversation (tendency )
to interrupt often).Difficulty following through on tasks and/or responsibilities
Not using proper manners Missed social cues
Disorganized LifestyleSharing information that is inappropriate
Distracted by sounds or noises
Become overwhelmed or flooded, closing down
Disorganized thoughts Rambling or straying off topic during conversations
Leaving a conversation abruptly
Five ways ADHD affects social skills: source: Understood magazine s
Relationships and social skills
ADHD Symptoms Self Test: source ADDiTude /