The main objective of this session is to help you understand what attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is and how you can help employees who are dealing with it. By the end of the session, you will be able to understand what ADHD is, know the causes and symptoms, understand how it can affect work, know what the law says, and learn how to manage employees with ADHD.
Why “ADD and ADHD” Matters:
Adults with untreated ADHD lost an average of 22 days of productivity per year.
Employees with ADHD often feel work is more challenging than those that don’t have ADHD.
ADHD sufferers earn $5,000 to $10,000 less annually than their colleagues without ADHD.
- ADHD is a widespread illness among adults.
- ADHD can make certain workplace tasks more difficult.
- There are treatment options available for ADHD, and it may be covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
- Know how you can help your employees who may have ADHD.