How old must a child be to be diagnosed with ADHD?

Answer Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by distraction, inattention, fidgeting, impatience, constant talking and interrupting. Although symptoms of ADHD usually appear betw... Read More »

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Who first diagnosed adhd?

Sir George Frederic Still, a British physician and professor of pediatrics, published his study of 43 children with the symptoms of what we now call Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) ... Read More »

How many people are diagnosed each year with ADHD?

The number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder has increased by 3 percent each year between 1997 and 2006. As of 2006, 4.5 million children between the ages of 5 and... Read More »

Can a child with NLD have ADHD also?

A child can have both nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, some children with only NLD are mistakenly diagnosed with ADHD. NLD can be miss... Read More »

How often does a child get diagnosed with autism?

Every 20 minutes a child gets diagnosed with autism.