Is It a Learning Disability or Inattentive ADD/ADHD?

Problems with organization, focus, and time management often point to Inattentive Type ADHD. But sometimes Learning Disabilities are overlooked. How to tell what's behind the symptoms...

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Inattentive ADHD in a Nutshell

  • Often fails to give close attention to details, or makes careless mistakes in school or at work
  • Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities
  • Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly
  • Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish school work or chores
  • Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities
  • Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort (homework or filing paperwork)
  • Often loses things necessary for tasks or activities
  • Often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli
  • Often forgetful in daily activities

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