Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD)
Attention Deficit Disorder (also known as ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are terms used to describe patterns of behaviour that appear most often in school-aged children. Children with these disorders are inattentive, overly impulsive and, in the case of ADHD, hyperactive. They have difficulty sitting still or attending to one thing for a long period of time, and may seem overactive.
Children and Attention Deficit Disorders
Basic information about the impact of ADD and ADHD on the child and the potential emotional, social and family problems that may result.