Myth: Children Grow Out of ADHD
Fact: While some children may recover from their disorder by age 21 or 27, the full disorder or at least significant symptoms and impairments persist in 50-86% of cases.
We periodically hear that ADHD is a myth. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are more than 100,000 articles in science journals on ADHD (and its precursor labels) and references to it appear in medical textbooks going back to 1775.
Getting started in the morning can be difficult for anyone, but it can be especially challenging if you have ADHD.
We conducted a survey in July this year to better understand the impact of school exclusion and reduced hours for Irish children with ADHD throughout the country.
“My morning nagging immediately decreased by 80 to 90 percent. Both of my kids instantly understood the process. Some mornings, they need more prodding… But, overall, our mornings are far less tiring.”
By some counts, more than half of children with ADHD also have a learning disability — and dyslexia is the most common. With the right interventions, their reading improves… but they hate it. Here, learn how to help your child overcome reading anxiety and learn to love books.