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

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD - English | Spanish

Websites to Help You Parent Your Child With ADHD - English

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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