September 4

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental or brain based condition, whereby children or adults face difficulties with inattention, hyperactivity and/or impulsiveness. These problems have to occur at least six months persistently for a diagnosis to be made. More boys than girls are diagnosed and treatment varies from behaviour modification, to counselling and medication.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (CHAAD) is the official website that provides definitions, resources, news, support groups and a lot more for individuals interested in leaning more about this brain based condition.

http://www.chadd.org

The National Resource centre on ADHD is an association is a program of CHAAD.

National Resource Centre

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