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ADHD Facts You Cannot Afford to Miss

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth ed. (DSM-5), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined as “persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity” that interferes with one’s daily function or development in multiple areas.  Individuals with symptoms of ADHD often fail to give close attention to details, don’t follow instructions, have difficulty organizing tasks and activities, are forgetful, and lose things.  The hyperactive component often presents itself as inability to sit still, excessive talking, and a need for constant movement.  Children with ADHD often struggle at school…