John Stennes / Forum News Service Amy Litzinger, diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, runs a day care in her Grand Forks home.

ADHD affects adults, not just kids: The disorder is marked by a number of unique traits


GRAND FORKS — As a college student 30 years ago, Amy Litzinger had trouble concentrating.

“It was really hard to stay focused,” she said.

In class, “I found it was much easier if I kept busy while listening,” by taking notes for other students. “I became a very thorough note-taker.”

She also had trouble staying organized, she said. “I was always forgetting things. I could set things right by the door that I wanted to take with me, and walk right by them” the next day.

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