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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Learn what the signs of ADHD are. If your child has ADHD, get help early.

Read this page if:

  • Someone told you your child has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Some people just call it ADD.
  • Your child has trouble paying attention.
  • Your child is a lot more active than other children his age.

ADHD is a common problem for children. Children who are deaf or hard of hearing may have ADHD, just like other kids. But sometimes it's hard to tell if the way your child is acting is because of the hearing loss or if he has ADHD.

Next: The signs of ADHD

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