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ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active. 

Dive Deep Into ADHD


About ADHD

The Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) does extensive research on ADHD as well as insights to treatment for ADHD. Explore the CHADD website for more information.

Maryland Treatment Centers

The University of Maryland Medical Center Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment Clinic is designed to treat children diagnosed with ADHD and related conditions. The clinic is set up for children ages 5 through 18 and has served the needs of our patient population for almost 10 years. For more information, click UMMC ADHD Treatment Clinic.

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