Grow Out of ADHD?

Is it possible to outgrow attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)? This is a common question parents of diagnosed children ask and one diagnosed young adults and adults may wonder as they grow up and mature.
The Experts | posted by Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA

Can a child or young adult with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) grow out of the condition? Do some of the academic, behavioral, and social challenges our children face get easier with age? Can symptoms improve with time?

In this new ADD/ADHD video , Ari Tuckman , Psy.D., M.B.A., the author of More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults With ADHD and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians, explains how it can seem as if a child is growing out of ADD/ADHD -- and what can help them really leave some of their biggest ADD/ADHD challenges behind.

Have you ever witnessed what seems like someone growing out of ADD/ADHD? Describe your experiences.

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