Before I go any further, it is evident that this news has caused you some distress. I wonder if you would consider speaking with a counsellor or psychologist regarding your feelings toward this, and possibly allow your daughter the same opportunity so that she can carry on with her life as happily as before without feeling that there is anything 'wrong' with her?
ADHD stands for Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, therefore, yes it is classed as a disorder. That aside, ADHD is NOTHING to be ashamed about. There is nothing mentally wrong with your daughter - she is not crazy or sick; she has lowered levels of the neurotransmitters dopamine and noradrenaline which make concentrating difficult.
As you have mentioned, she is very likeable; should friends and family discard her because of a name, you and she are better off without them.
As long as your daughter is coping in her current school there is no need to move her to a different one.
I urge you to contact me either telephonically or via Email should you feel uncomfortable consulting with someone else.
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