ADHD - Inattentive Type

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ADHD - Inattentive Type

This quiz is taken from Mr. Michael Corrigan’s article “The ADHD Diagnosis is a War of Semantics, Waged on Children” (full information on this source, and a downloadable version of the article is available at the bottom of this post) There are 18 childish behaviours, referred to by “pro-ADHD” experts as “ symptoms”, used to diagnose ADHD in our children. In an attempt to help you understand why ADHD is so prevalent, and getting more and more prevalent by the day, I am going to take you through the two symptom checklists. I think once you have finished you will be shocked, perhaps disgusted, but you will understand that a diagnosis of ADHD is easy to make in nearly, if not all, childre


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or during other activities (e.g., overlooks or misses details, work is inaccurate).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities (e.g., has difficulty remaining focused during lectures, conversations, or lengthy reading).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly (e.g., mind seems elsewhere, even in the absence of any obvious distraction). 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace (e.g., starts tasks but quickly loses focus and is easily distracted).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities (e.g., difficulty managing sequential tasks; difficulty keeping materials and belongings in order, messy, disorganized work, has poor time management, fails to meet deadlines). 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort (e.g., schoolwork or homework; for older adolescents and adults, preparing reports, completing forms, reviewing lengthy papers).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Often loses things necessary for task or activities (e.g., school materials, pencils, books, tools, wallets, keys, paperwork, eyeglasses, mobile telephones).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Is often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli (for older adolescents and adults, may include unrelated thoughts).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Is often forgetful in daily activities (e.g., doing chores, running errands; for older adolescents and adults, returning calls, paying bills, keeping appointments). 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No