Inattention: Difficulty sustaining attention, may overlook details, can find their mind wandering, easily sidetracked, avoidance of projects that require extended mental capacities/effort, may misplace and lose items of importance
Hyperactivity & Impulsivity: Fidgeting, difficulty sitting still or in place for extended periods of time, restlessness, excessive talking, may struggle to keep up with schoolwork or stay present with conversations
ADHD often includes other mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders and may reduce quality of social, academic, and occupational functioning.
Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than girls.
Three in four children with ADHD receive supports, including: