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Name Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Related to/Also known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Symptoms A common condition, affecting more boys than girls. It is an impairment of either activity or attention control (or both), and impacts on concentration, impulse control, hyperactivity, motivation and time awareness.
Types  
Useful national contacts ADDISS
Tel. 020 8952 2800
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ADDers.org
Tel. 0871 590 3693
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Online resources

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (NHS Choices)
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (Contact A Family)
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Our resources

Can I tell you about A.D.H.D? The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Can I tell you about ADHD? A guide for families, friends and professionals by S. Yarney and C. Martin. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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