ADHD diagnosis not a good fit for daydreamers

 ADHD in the News 2019-01-17

We’ve all known them, kids who sit quietly at home or at school, lost in their own thoughts and unable to concentrate on the task at hand. Children who struggle to concentrate and have learning difficulties, often become lost in their own thoughts. These 'daydreamers' may be diagnosed with ADHD. But Russell Barkley, a leading expert in ADHD in the U.S., says many of these children are diagnosed incorrectly.