Is ADHD a Learning Disability?Published on 15th Nov 2017
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is caused by a neurobehavioral disorder and is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children. This pattern of challenges, which occurs 4 times more in boys than in girls, can emerge as early as 3 years old with the average age of onset being 7 years old.
There are 3 subtypes of ADHD with the combined type being the most common:
- Combined hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive