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Parents/teachers thinks I have ADHD...but I don't...
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Parents/teachers thinks I have ADHD...but I don't...

Sure I was a bit "SLOW" in my childhood days but when I started to grow older my mind started to develop more and I was able to understand and comprehend stuff. I started to realize why I was in special ed class my whole school life because...the class or the subject "DOESN'T" interest me...and...the subject "BORES" me...this is why I don't do well in my classes and I don't pay attention to jack in what there talking about in class. Lets look at the very beginning in how I develop this so called ADHD. When I was kid I would day dream 24/7 not paying to anything but things that only interested me. When I was in class I had trouble reading words and doing basic math. The reason why I couldn't do them because it didn't imply to me and I was too distracted into learning them until I realize it is important to know them. The thing that was distracted me from my basic learning skills was video games, toys, and my imagination. I was way behind from knowing how to read and write while my classmate were moving ahead from me and so when my parents started to take notice of my learning skills, they presume that I had a learning disability and then they put me in special ed just because I didn't pay attention to the stuff that I didn't like back then Cuckoo . Welp, I learn my lesson to always pay attention and not goof around all the time. Just because you don't pay attetion in class, don't do the work,and fall behind doesn't mean you have "special needs", its because your not into the subject that doesn't cocern you.

I'm currently still have "special needs" like having assistant teacher in class but thats fine by me.Once I turn 18 I won't have this "special need" anymore because I'll be adult and be able to sign off the special ed paper work or whatever they call it.

And hey people, I would like to say theres no right or wrong in being a dumbass. It is because we all humans act dumb in our lives. I'm saying that anybody can make dumb mistakes or act stupid. "ANYBODY" can be smart and dumb or choose not to be either of them and become just wise or just...nothing.

btw I ma senior in highschool.

I am a spiritual being having fun in this 3D reality and hope to reach my dream goals somday.

Peace and Love
12-01-2010 02:55 PM
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Re: Parents/teachers thinks I have ADHD...but I don't...

dont protest the pirscriptions, let them give it too you

fake taking the pill every morning until your parents trust you to do it

spit it out and save it

sell it for profit
12-01-2010 03:14 PM
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RE: Parents/teachers thinks I have ADHD...but I don't...

I have the exact opposite.

I used to be amazing in school, top of my class in fact. But then my grades slowly dropped, expectations lowered, can't stay in one spot for too long, don't pay attention unless I REALLY REALLY love what I'm doing.

Now I have an assessment.

At least in your school they actually care. Where I live ADHD doesn't even count has a real disorder.

Twisted The Twisted Smiley Belongs To Twisted Twisted

"Treat every problem as a challenge, not a dead end. And treat every question like an obstacle worthy of your effort." -my friend's wise Asian father (Sounds better in Chinese)

01-20-2013 02:49 AM
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Parents/teachers thinks I have ADHD...but I don't...

1)Don't take the pills
2)Sell the pills

Balls of Steel:
Hidden stuff:
(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
[Image: BallsofSteel2.png]
Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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