- Keyfindings: ADHD Diagnosis—Parent-Reported Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis
- Medication and ADHD—Parent Reported Medication Rates for ADHD
- Updated Guidelines—Children can now be diagnosed and treated for ADHD from ages 4 to 18.
- ADHD is Increasing—Nearly one in ten school-age children have an ADHD diagnosis.
- Resources—The National Resource Center has information about all aspects of ADHD.
Questions? Call toll-free: 1-800-233-4050
People with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active. Although ADHD can't be cured, it can be successfully managed and some symptoms may improve as the child ages.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Division of Human Development and Disabilities
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
TTY: (888) 232-6348
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