Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What it is

A diagnosed condition that is life long. The characteristics of AD/HD include inattention, impulsivity and over-activity problems. The condition affects somewhere between five to eight percent of children still in school.



Resources

What is ADHD and what to do? A resource centre all about ADHD from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

• DSM-v

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
Used by non-teacher medical and/or psychological professionals to diagnosis various conditions.

Homework strategies and techniques for parents who have children with ADHD. From The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

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