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.” – See more at: http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD.aspx#sthash.SUyr0X1W.dpuf

Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There is a great article on how ADHD affects a child’s learning process. To read the article click here:

http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/adhd-related-issues/adhd/how-adhd-affects-learning

We will be covering ADHD and it’s affects on children this month on our blog.  Please download our free guide to help parents cope with living with a child with ADHD.