As ADHD as Leonardo

Australia is challenging the world by rebranding people with ADHD as da Vincis, seeking to improve the social perception of ADHD and related conditions such as bipolar.

ADHD can be seen as a different kind of personality type—one that could be considered typical of some great entrepreneurs, artists, adventurers, and leaders, from Leonardo da Vinci to Edmund Hillary – “a set of extraordinary qualities with exhausting side effects”.

“While 50 per cent of prison inmates were ADHD, so were 50 per cent of entrepreneurs.”