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Marcus Wilton

10-year-old Marcus Wilton (AKA 'The Flash') has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He attends Rossendale School in Lancashire, where he is purveyor-in-chief of interesting facts and funny jokes.

In 2017, at the ADHD Foundation's annual conference, he brought the whole audience to their feet after bringing to life the reality of having ADHD. 

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Marcus Wilton

'It's cool to have ADHD': Marcus' story

As a spectrum condition, ADHD affects everyone differently. 10-year-old Marcus Wilton's account brings the reality of living with the condition to life. Marcus and his grandmother at the ADHD Foundation conference, where Marcus was awarded a trophy for his contribution to raising public awareness...