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Maximising the Experience For Participants Who Have ADHD

Josie Perry is a chartered sports psychologist who works with participants to support them in overcoming barriers to success and performing better when it matters. In this guide, Josie explains what ADHD is, how it may affect participants, and how sessions can be adapted to support people who have ADHD

To ensure that you can create a great experience for participants who have ADHD, you first need to understand what it is, and how it can affect people.

What is ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and is considered to be present when someone has a persistent pattern of being unable to maintain their attention span and focus at an expected developmental level, causing significant dysfunction and challenges in their lives.

There are three main types:

  • Inattentive.
  • Hyperactive.
  • Combined.

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