Posts Tagged 'ADHD'

Treating behavioral disorders in teens with ADHD

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According to teenhelp.com, three to five percent of teens battle attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Those with ADHD can also have at least one other developmental or behavioral disorder. Two of the most common among teens are conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder. Helpforadd.com notes that about 50 percent of teens with ADHD eventually develop one of these disorders.
Unfortunately, teens diagnosed with accompanying behavioral disorders are more likely demonstrate negative long-term outcomes. Early diagnosis and treatment for these disorders is essential for the prevention of other risky behaviors in teens, such as substance abuse and criminal activity.

Posted by Nina Hales Feb 16, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Inspirational & Famous People with Developmental Disabilities (Part Two)

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March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and this is part two of celebrating people who didn’t let the label of having a developmental disability hold them back.

Posted by Tessa Mar 17, 2011 Posted in Disability No Comments