Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a condition of the nervous system.

The signs and symptoms in a child with ADHD include:

  • cannot pay attention in a way children his or her age should be able to
  • has trouble concentrating
  • is easily distracted
  • does not think before acting (impulsivity)
  • is very physically active

This section includes information about:

  • aggression in the child with ADHD
  • anger in the child with ADHD
  • attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • childhood hyperkinesis
  • education
  • hearing loss and ADD
  • hyperactivity
  • methylphenidate use and drug abuse

More information

Websites to help you parent your child with ADHD

Support Groups

ADD Clinic Support Group

East Valley CHADD


Visit these websites for more information:

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

CHADD - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

LD OnLine - Learning Disabilities Information & ADHD Resources

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