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School Readiness Impaired in Preschoolers with ADHD Symptoms

Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, research from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found.

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Study: Inattentive Kids Show Worse Grades in Later Life

Researchers studied children with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and found that inattentiveness was linked to worse academic performance up to 10 years later, regardless of ADHD, even when they accounted for the children's intellectual ability.

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Licensing and Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are licensed to drive less often and, when this group is licensed, they have a greater risk of crashing, according to a new study.

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Drug Treatment of Hyperactivity in Kids May Have Levelled off in UK

The tendency to treat childhood hyperactivity (ADHD) with drugs may have reached a plateau in the UK, following a steep rise in the number of prescriptions for these medicines over the past 20 years, reveals research.

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ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder

Nadia van Rooyen tells the story of how her son Dihann overcame his attention and concentration difficulties. After hearing the success story of Dihann, LIN went to speak to Connie Senekal, owner of the Edublox Learning Centre in Swakopmund.

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Brain Training Helps Children with ADD and ADHD

It seems as if all and sundry are being diagnosed with “Attention Deficit Disorder” (ADD) or “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (ADHD) these days. It is all too easy to put a label on behaviours that don’t conform to the norm; what do these behaviours actually mean and what can be done to treat them?

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Brain Training Clinic Is Well Worth Your Attention

Many children are being “diagnosed” with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) these days, but Susan du Plessis, director of educational programmes at Edublox reading and learning clinic, believes the disorders can be cured or even prevented if certain behaviours are intercepted and the brain is trained from an early age.

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One Million US Children Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder simply because they are the youngest — and most immature — in their kindergarten class, according to research by a Michigan State University economist.

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People With ADHD Do One Month’s Less Work Per Year

People who have ADHD find it difficult to concentrate because they may be hyperactive, easily distracted, forgetful or impulsive. Workers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do 22 days less work per year than people who do not have the disorder, finds new research.

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TV Documentary, Carte Blanche: Dyslexia and ADHD

Despite having an average intellectual ability and after many years of therapy, Michal was still completely illiterate at the age of 13. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and severe dyslexia. But then Michal attended a 10-day course. View his remarkable progress...

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