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Driving with ADHD

Why is driving with ADHD  dangerous? Adolescents and Adults with ADHD are at greater risk for driving difficulties due to increased inattention and hyperactivity. One study found that younger drivers with ADHD were up to 2-4 times more likely to have car accidents than other drivers – of the same age – without ADHD. One …

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ADHD Testing

ADHD diagnoses among children has been steadily increasing over the years and more objective measures need to be utilized to confirm ADHD testing results (4). ADHD can be difficult to diagnose for a number of reasons. Firstly, it is primarily diagnosed in children and it can be hard to differentiate between a rambunctious, active child …

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ADHD or Concentration Deficit Disorder?

With more parents and teachers becoming educated on ADHD and its subtypes, more children are being diagnosed and receiving treatment. A new disorder, distinct from ADHD, has been increasingly diagnosed amongst children — Concentration Deficit Disorder (CDD) (2). What is Concentration Deficit Disorder? Concentration Deficit Disorder was previously referred to as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) …

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