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Sounds like my childhood. ADHD can make it difficult for your child to concentrate and pay attention in school, but it affects more than just academics. ADHD can impact social skills as well.
Up to 11 percent of school-age children and 4 percent of adults are estimated to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. About 70 percent of those kids (and an unknown but growing number of adults) take medication for it. Scientists don’t know exactly what ADHD is — or why certain drugs improve its symptoms — but most research suggests that it causes signaling problems in the brain. ADHD medications are thought to improve those brain signals.
I like the list at the end of ppl who deal with ADD. Prevalence rates, types, warning signs, myths and facts, adult symptoms and parenting tips. ADHD infographic put together by the team at Rawhide Boys Ranch.