The talents of some of our most brilliant kids may never be recognized because these children fall into a group known as twice exceptional, or "2e". These kids are both gifted and diagnosed with a disability—often ADHD or an Autism Spectrum Disorder—leading teachers and parents to overlook the child's talents and focus solely on weaknesses. This book sheds light on this vibrant population, identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they're stuck.
ADHD and Executive Function - "The inconsistencies in performance often reported by people with ADHD can be understood and articulated by being aware of what function is involved. This information is invaluable when setting up structure and a system for success."
ADHD Adults and Distractions: Concentrating with White Noise | ADDitude - Attention Deficit Disorder Advice | I don't think my son in particular has ADD but he does have a hard time completing his work (does great listening) so maybe white noise will help.