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ADHD affects children at school, as they will not sit still, lose their focus when the teacher is talking, or cannot focus on their homework.
Be cautious when talking with parents about whether students may have ADHD though. In his Mistaken for ADHD book, Frank Barnhill, M.D., said that nearly 50 conditions can mimic ADHD.
Sleep disorders, thyroid conditions, food allergies, seizures and many more can all be mistaken for ADHD.
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