Paris, January 23, 2019
This website deals with distractibility. We deal heavily also with adult ADHD, a developmental condition that implies lessened attention regulation. The wish is for a non-professional support group.
“Distractive” wasn’t really a human quality at the time of the writing of this website, at least not a human quality. The internet brings us many sources of distraction. It means to be overly-distractible. In my case, my distractibility is heavily, but not exclusively influenced by my adult ADHD.
This website started from a conversation with Kay Rabold, MS in educational sciences specialized in learning disabilities. We were talking about an adult ADHD support group I helped found here in Paris years ago. We thought it was time to act.
Unaddressed distractability is a severe handicap in life, even life-threatening. In France, I am recognized as a handicapped worker because of it. ADHD affects more than 4% of the adult population according to most estimates and the difference between us and the non-distracted is remarkable. I am my own distraction, but I am also a lot more.
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It is of interesting note to place the urban etymology of the new internet-age words Distractive and
Our words distractive and