To be sure, ADHD can make it difficult for students to pay attention in class and organize their lives. The importance of learning key attentional control skills should not be undervalued. But let's not throw out the baby with the bathwater.
Bill Watterson isn't just the creator of the world's best comic strip. According to the book "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes," a biography of the elusive and reclusive cartoonist, Watterson is also a world-class introvert.
The documentary Dear Mr. Watterson explores what makes Calvin & Hobbes so special, beloved, and influential, and why its creator was willing to take on newspapers and the comics industry not only to serve his creation, but comics in general.
We've all heard that if you find a job you love you'll never work a day in your life. The same can be said of environmental activism -- if you find the role that's right for you, you may find yourself experiencing things and learning more than you'd ever imagined.