Twice exceptional? This did not exist when I was in school. 2e _In people who are both intellectually gifted and suffer a learning disability, the state of hyperfocus and flow can be confounded with perseverance. “prior research into “hyperfocus” in ADHD, identifies it with “flow” in gifted children, observes that what is called hyperfocus in such cases “seems to be a less medical-sounding description of perseveration. Thus the apparent ability to concentrate in certain limited situations does not exclude the diagnosis of ADD/ADHD.” I’ve heard about “set shifting” issues though and that I’m sure I’ve got. I work on it but it’s moving mountains sometimes.

Twice exceptional? This did not exist when I was in school. 2e
_In people who are both intellectually gifted and suffer a learning disability, the state of hyperfocus and flow can be confounded with perseverance.
“prior research into “hyperfocus” in ADHD, identifies it with “flow” in gifted children, observes that what is called hyperfocus in such cases “seems to be a less medical-sounding description of perseveration. Thus the apparent ability to concentrate in certain limited situations does not exclude the diagnosis of ADD/ADHD.”
I’ve heard about “set shifting” issues though and that I’m sure I’ve got. I work on it but it’s moving mountains sometimes.

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