ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that more influencers are opening up about on social media. While ADHD is usually found in childhood, it often continues into adulthood and can go undetected for a long time. Common signs of ADHD, according to the CDC, are not being able to pay attention, losing your train of thought quickly and having trouble controlling certain behaviors. More content creators are sharing their struggles with ADHD on social media, helping others with similar symptoms who can relate and offering each other tips. While this content doesn’t replace professional medical help, these content creators create a community for people with similar experiences.
9 influencers sharing their ADHD experience
Ellyce is an Instagram influencer, financial business owner and adult living with ADHD who shares her unique experience living with this disorder while running a business. She’s a Canadian with almost 35K followers, and she has a full highlight divulging her stories with ADHD. She even shares tips on how to manage money more efficiently with ADHD.
Olivia is a TikTok creator with ADHD who has amassed almost 328K followers on the platform sharing her experiences. She has a playlist called “Relatable ADHD Things” with videos that have millions of views from others who feel just like her. She shares different tips that help her on her neurodivergent journey that will hopefully help others who feel the same.
Chalene is a well-known business owner with over 780K followers on Instagram, where she shares how she is successful with ADHD. She believes that ADHD is a super power for other business builders and that easily distracted people make the best entrepreneurs. She shares funny quotes, more about her life as a business owner, and how she deals with ADHD urges while running successful businesses.
Dr. Sasha Hamdani
Sasha is a board-certified psychiatrist who has taken to TikTok to talk about ADHD. People love learning from her, which is apparent since she’s grown to over 900K followers. She shares a few funny videos but primarily focuses on life with ADHD and things like vitamins and sensory activities to help with symptoms.
Richard Pink and Roxanne Emery
More people are sharing their experiences, giving space for those around them to feel less alone.