PAP 009:

Why Intelligence Isn’t the Sole Predictor of Capability

I cannot tell you how upset it makes me for someone to tell my child that he’s “smart enough” to do something (that he obviously hasn’t done to their satisfaction). It makes me livid folks. Intelligence is not the sole predictor of capability, especially in the traditional public school system. Especially when you have ADHD and/or learning disabilities. So, this week we’re discussing “smart enough” on the Parenting ADHD Podcast. I’ll explain what’s wrong with telling a child they’re “smart enough to do _______” and fill you in on what other factors predict capability. I’ll give you a hint, there are a lot of them.

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