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    Basically, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD. I've "known" something was wrong for a while now, but passed it off as chronic laziness. Anyhow, for my GCSEs I didn't try very hard so I didn't do well but for my AS's I worked my ass off and I know I haven't done well. Since the diagnosis came round after the examination period, is there any chance to appeal and maybe get leniency?

    any help would be appreciated!

    (also, I know ADHD isn't a learning disability quite so explicitly but you don't know how **** never being able to focus is until you're never able to focus).
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    I would ask the exam boards. Send them an email.
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    Ask the exam boards but I think exentuating circumstances have to be put in while the exams are being sat.
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    All you can do is email and hope for the best. I'm not sure what they can do retrospectively as most of the disability allowances in exams are time based I believe. (I may be wrong)
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    (Original post by abcdeffy)
    Basically, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD. I've "known" something was wrong for a while now, but passed it off as chronic laziness. Anyhow, for my GCSEs I didn't try very hard so I didn't do well but for my AS's I worked my ass off and I know I haven't done well. Since the diagnosis came round after the examination period, is there any chance to appeal and maybe get leniency?

    any help would be appreciated!

    (also, I know ADHD isn't a learning disability quite so explicitly but you don't know how **** never being able to focus is until you're never able to focus).
    You normally have to let the exam boards lmao well in advance - usually a few months...
 
 
 
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