Black women with ADHD start healing, with a diagnosis at last

 ADHD in the News 2021-07-22

Miché Aaron has always been a high achiever...But last year, Aaron was barely keeping it together — missing classes, late on assignments and struggling to explain that she understood the required material to pass her qualifying exams...“I simply thought I was a lazy student and I needed to try harder,” Aaron said, wiping the tears behind her thick, black-framed glasses. But then she was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and it all made sense.