ADHD Plus: 10 Conditions That May Show Up with Attention Deficit
If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, chances are you may also have another condition. Here’s what to be on the lookout for.
ADHD and Learning Disabilities
ADHD impacts learning and behaviors in school, but the condition is different than a learning disability. Children with ADHD are three to five times more likely to develop a learning disability as those without ADHD. Around one-half of all those with ADHD also have some type of LD. Those with an LD may have trouble organizing thoughts, finding the right word to use when speaking, mastering reading, writing, or math, or having difficulty with memory.