Teens and adults who don’t perform as expected aren’t lazy. Judging them doesn’t help.
Teens and adults who have ADHD know what’s expected of them and want to be productive and reliable. The biochemistry of their condition and the accustomed sense of failure may prevent them from trying to succeed in any activity that poses challenges for them. Coaches don’t set out to “fix” past problems. They focus on strengths to help clients take the first small step on a path that leads to success and achievement.