Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders, which can continue into adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyper or over activity.ADHD is a neurological disorder that has three subtypes. People with ADHD can be very successful in life. But without appropriate identification and treatment, ADHD can have serious consequences for some individuals, including school failure, depression, failed relationships, and substance abuse. Early identification and treatment are extremely important. This site contains links to resources for parents, teachers, and students that may be helpful for intervention in the schools.
Contact InformationDeborah Nelson, Ph.D., NCSPSection Chief, School Safety and ClimateSpecialist, School Psychological ServicesDivision of Student, Family and School SupportMaryland State Department of Education200 West Baltimore StreetBaltimore, MD 21201Phone: 410-767-0294Fax: 410-333-0880Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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