How does a diagnosis of ADHD affect your child’s education? All children are hyper at times and distracted, unable to focus, but children with ADHD are not just being rambunctious kids.
“Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate impulsivity, inattention, and in some cases, hyperactivity.” – Learn more about ADHD from CHADD.org.
According to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in five high school-age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children overall have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
There is a great article on helping children with ADHD be successful in school.
We will be covering ADHD and its effects on children this month on our blog. Please download our free guide to help parents cope with living with a child with ADHD.