Are Adults With ADHD “Driven By A Motor”?

How to make sense of a diagnostic questionnaire designed for children

Jae L

--

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

A questionnaire I completed as part of my assessment for ADHD last year asked: “Do you feel as though you’re driven by a motor?” Oh, I thought. That’s the question for hyperactive little boys. I quickly dismissed it as irrelevant and answered accordingly.

--

--

Jae L

Queer, neurodivergent and in the business of defying expectations. Doing my best to answer the questions I keep asking myself. diverge999@gmail.com