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15 Common ADHD Symptoms in Children

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Women, Hormones, and ADHD

The severity of ADHD symptoms will change during the course of a woman’s cycle. Here’s what you need... more »

Not Your Father’s ADHD

Is It Executive Function Disorder (EFD) or ADD/ADHD?

Children and adults with executive function disorder (EFD) have problems with organizing and schedules. They may also have... more »

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Is It an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) or ADHD?

Does your child struggle to block out background noise, follow conversations or pronounce words correctly? She may have... more »

Helping Relatives Understand Your ADHD Child's Behavior

Parent Checklist: 15 Ways to Help Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Effective strategies for raising children with both ADHD and a learning disability like dyslexia... more »

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About Learning Disabilities: What's an Auditory Processing Disorder?

If your child has problems understanding and following your directions, she may have CAPD - an often-overlooked learning... more »

The AD/HD Gender Gap

ADD Women and Girls: Late Diagnosis, Little Treatment

Too often, ADD women and girls go undiagnosed and untreated. Learn how to recognize symptoms and get help... more »

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