Can A Person Develop ADHD? 

You get the brain you’re born with

Can You Develop ADHD?

Sometimes other conditions have masked or hidden ADHD symptoms. Once that condition is addressed, or its symptoms well-managed, the ADHD traits become more apparent.

It is possible for symptoms to go unnoticed for a long period of time, making it feel like ADHD just sprung up out of nowhere.

If you feel you are suddenly experiencing ADHD symptoms where you haven’t before, there could be a few reasons for this.

To learn more, read my article in Invisible Illness.


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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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