Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, clinically known as AD/HD but better known as ADD, is a brain-based disorder that affects 3 to 7% of American schoolchildren, or at least 3 million boys and girls. ADD persists into adulthood for more than 4% of adults Symptoms include inattention, hyperactivity, and distractability. ADD can lead to difficulties in school, work, and social life over one's life span.
People with ADD need information! It is a complex disorder that has only been well-diagnosed and treated in the past 20 years. Parents are anxious for strategies for helping their child succeed at school, socially, and at home. Professionals seek practical articles to provide their patients and their families.
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