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In Connecticut, about 7% of school-aged children have been diagnosed. These children often experience challenges in controlling their behavior and remaining focused.
As our recent program about “The Spirited Child” pointed out – there are many reasons why children might be hyperactive – or inattentive – that have nothing to do with this disorder.
But, early diagnosis of ADHD can get children on a path of medication that can help.
Today, Where We Live, we’ll explore new research on ADHD from Hartford Hospital – and we’ll talk about the challenges these young people are having transitioning to college.
*Please Note: This program originally aired on May 13, 2009.