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What is ADD/ADHD?

ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.

Psychiatrists say ADHD is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder.  

An individual with ADHD finds it much more difficult to focus on something without being distracted. He has greater difficulty in controlling what he is doing or saying and is less able to control how much physical activity is appropriate for a particular situation compared to somebody without ADHD. In other words, a person with ADHD is much more impulsive and restless.

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Jet lag vs. ADHD

Started by dancermom in General. Last reply by Tracey Stuart on Saturday. 3 Replies

I have been having incredible jetlag the last few days, and have been wondering if the experience is anything like what some of you go through with ADHD. I cannot carry out complex instructions or focus the way I normally do. I wonder if some of you…Continue

I'm back from Germany

Started by dancermom in General Apr 15. 0 Replies

Hello, everyone, I went with my son (an ADHDer) to Hamburg and Berlin so he could audition for ballet schools, and we flew back home yesterday. It was a wonderful experience, and he was accepted to both ballet schools, so I believe we will have more…Continue

Which one are you?

Started by mary in General. Last reply by ArtFish Apr 9. 1 Reply

I found this one cute little personality test on Facebook. Let's get to know everyone and have a little fun. So, which one are you? I am #5. Feel free to comment. :-)…Continue

The Solution to Diagnostic Delay May Be Closer Than We Think

Started by Scott Orn in General. Last reply by ArtFish Apr 9. 1 Reply

Posted at January 6, 2014 4:59 pm by Diane O'Leary, PhD at NORD Rare Disease Dialog BlogOriginal post from this link.It can be…Continue

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Posted by Armando Abrero on April 20, 2014 at 2:30am 0 Comments

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Posted by Ben Munoz on March 24, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Dear LifeWithADD Family and Friends,

March 2014 is an exciting month for Ben’s Friends, as everything seems to fall into place! But before we share the good news, we invite you to participate in a brief survey on the positive impact…

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