attention deficit disorder

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Synonyms for attention deficit disorder

a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders

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The study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has opened the door to a new therapeutic pathway that consists of complementing the physical treatments received by stroke patients with therapies to overcome attention deficit disorders, such as working with video games.
Raising and Loving a Child with Attention Deficit Disorder
Due to close quarters and intense social interaction at camp, children with Attention Deficit Disorder, with or without hyperactivity, may be at a greater risk of having unsuccessful camp experiences.
They have trouble focusing on specific tasks and we have to go step by step,'' said Peggy Stavropoulos, who is co-president of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders, or Ch.
ADD is a neurobiological disability that affects up to 5 percent of all American children, according to Children and Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders or CH.
So Snider turned to Camp Max Straus, a resident camp run by the Jewish Big Brothers Association in Glendale for children with emotional problems and attention deficit disorders.
Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a federal program Monday to caution parents about giving children Ritalin and other psychiatric drugs meant to treat attention deficit disorders.
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