Jun 21, 2019 · ADHD and Motivation Problems By Keath Low. Updated June 21, 2019. Maintaining focus on a boring task may seem nearly impossible as an individual’s attention wanders away to more interesting activities and thoughts. What can also happen is that after repeated frustrations, the child or adult with ADHD can begin to feel less motivated. It. The inconsistency in motivation and performance is the most puzzling aspect of ADHD. It seems like the child or adult with the disorder who can show strong motivation and focus very well for some tasks should be able to do the same for most other tasks that they recognize as important.Author: Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
I’m a 57-year-old misfit who rightfully earned the nickname “ditz” at one point in my life, because I zone out in the middle of a sentence. During the early Salkin years, I often took head trips in elementary school. My mind and I escaped the institutional brick walls for a day at the beach Author: Lauren Salkin. About ADD/ADHD. CHARACTERISTICS OF ADULTS WITH ATTENTION PROBLEMS Although ADHD in children has been recognized and treated for nearly a century, only within the last few decades has research unequivocally demonstrated that up to 70% of children with attention problems continue to experience similar difficulties as adults.