To quote from his website, he is “one of the 15 million people in the United States that are living with ADHD. The hardest thing to accept about ADHD is the inconsistencies. The best thing about ADHD is how every struggle, every frustration, and every challenge has made him into a better person.
As a child, his father sustained a significant brain injury that introduced major challenges in his day to day life. This experience had a profound impact on Eric’s life and taught him the importance of being aware of your disability, accepting your challenges, and speaking up for yourself.
A student’s disability is not what determines long-term life outcomes (life satisfaction, quality of life, level of earnings, educational completion). It’s their level of self-awareness, self-advocacy, and self-determination that makes the difference.”