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Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)

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Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD) in Children and Youth: Information for Parents and Caregivers
What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Everyone has trouble paying attention from time to time, especially during activities that are boring or not enjoyable. But for children and youth with ADHD/ADD, the problems with paying attention and getting distracted are so severe that youth can have problems with school, work and relationships.   There are 3 main types of ADHD:   1. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)   This is the most common type, causing troubles with attention and hyperactivity. Typical symptoms of ADHD: Attention ...
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Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) in Adults
Inattentive Ivan... Ivan is a 40-ish-year-old, who despite being smart and funny, struggles with work and relationships. When younger, despite teachers saying that "Ivan has great potential," he found school painfully boring and was relieved when he finally completed high school. He thought things would get easier once he finished school, but as an adult, he faces other challenges:  With work, it's hard to focus on the boring parts of his job. He forgets deadlines, has trouble getting tasks done. As a result, he has had troubles staying in the same field and has been through several jobs while he sees his ...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Youth Edition
Notice Any of the Following? Do you notice of the following in yourself (or your loved one):  Have trouble focusing on things like reading, schoolwork and tasks? Have troubles paying attention in class? Have problems getting homework or assignments done? Get easily distracted? Often lose things that you need? Tend to act impulsively or without thinking? If so, you might have ADD/ADHD, a brain condition that makes it hard for people to focus. If you have ADD/ADHD, there is good news! There are many things that can help you pay attention, and make life easier. What is Attention ...
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Lead Poisoning
Are my children at risk of lead exposure? Are your children: Living in or regularly visiting a house or day care center built before 1950? Living in or regularly visiting a house built before 1978 with peeling or chipping paint or recent (within the last 6 months), ongoing or planned renovation? Living with or regularly visiting a sibling, housemate or playmate with lead poisoning? Living with an adult whose job or hobby involves exposure to lead? Living near an active lead smelter, battery recycling plant, or other industry likely to release lead? Recent refugee, immigrant, or child adopted from outside ...
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