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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.

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IS IT ADHD?

Fill out the symptoms checklist and share it with the child’s doctor.

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STATE INFORMATION

Data and resources for states.

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Supporting children with ADHD

Learn about CDC’s initiative to support children with ADHD.

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