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Problems with raising a child with ADHD

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ADHD stands for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This disorder affects certain areas of the brain that helps the person to concentrate or focus, control impulses, and organizational skills.

Anyone having this disorder may distribute such symptoms as aggression, inattentiveness, hyperactivity, sleeplessness, and impulsiveness. These symptoms lead to problems with parents, teachers, school work and their peers.

Children with ADHD often carry it into adulthood with them causing problems with personal relationships, marriage, and at work having difficulty staying organized and or getting along with coworkers.

For anyone who has a child suffering with ADHD the parent should
Keep a positive outlook on the situation, seek medical help, and work with their child to have a stable school and home life by taking an active role in their child’s education.

ADHD can be treated with therapy and medication and some children gradually grow out of it.

As of this writing the CDC states that children between 3-17 years old diagnosed with ADHD are 5.2 million and according to the fact sheet 12% are boys with only 4.7% being girls.

ADHD Fact Sheet

CDC Statistics for ADHD

For more information about ADHD visit:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association

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