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No. ADHD is a diagnosis that is made with a list of symptoms; these symptoms include restlessness, lack of focus, and fidgeting. These symptoms can be found in almost any child just being a 'kid'. The combination of symptoms and severity make the diagnosis of ADHD.

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What are the demographics of ADHD?

ADHD is a common childhood disorder. It is estimated to affect 3-7% of all children in the United States, representing up to two million children.

How can someone identify children with ADHD?

Some signs of children with ADHD are inattentive (not hyperactive or impulsive), hyperactive and impulsive (able to pay attention), and all three combined.

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What percentage of children who have ADHD also have a specific learning disability?

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Is ADHD as prominent in adults as it is in children?

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How does ADHD affect children in school?

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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he didn't have adhd. people disaplined their children then therefore adhd didn't exist.

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Where can i learn more information about a diet plan for children with adhd?

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