What is ADHD? How can it be treated? How is ADHD diagnosed? These are just a few of the many basic questions asked and answered in this primer to help create a better understanding of the disorder for the diagnosed, and the parents of the diagnosed.
A new study has shown that students with ADD can have very high IQs but have difficulty with their working memories and processing speeds.
Some children with ADHD may also have other illnesses or conditions, such as: learning disabilities, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.
ADHD video presentation by: Dr. Russell Barkley.
“Early diagnosis, appropriate treatment , education & understanding: critical factors in determining the future success of individuals with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD or ADHD).”
Rates of Common Mental Disorders (Including ADHD) Among American Youth
Basic information on ADHD, such as: definition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, etc.
Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?
Audio presentation by Ned Hallowell.
ADHD statistics in the USA