Baltimore’s Child: Could it be ADHD?

January 1, 2012
New Kennedy Krieger research study finds differences in the brain development of preschool children with ADHD.

Wondering if your child might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD? Here are a few clues to look for.

Kids with ADHD typically have a hard time paying attention. Often, they don’t seem to listen, and they’re easily distracted, whether playing or doing schoolwork. They may be in constant motion, too, apt to squirm and fidget in their seats—if they stay in their seats at all. Also, in general, they have a difficult time taking turns and frequently interrupt others. Read more...