The following blog is a re-post from Psychology Today.
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often referred to as ADHD, is a neurological disorder that causes difficulties in many aspects of children’s lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, symptoms of ADHD can look like normal behaviors for children, but having ADHD makes these behaviors much worse and more frequent.
Common behaviors of ADHD may include the following (NIMH, 2015):
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