Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder that can make it difficult for those affected to concentrate.
The condition is usually diagnosed between the ages of six and 12-years-old nowadays. According to UK charity ADHD Action, approximately 1.5m adults in the UK have the condition, but only 120,000 are formally diagnosed. ADHD Awareness Month takes place every October in the UK, aimed at raising awareness and improving understanding of ADHD.
In honour of ADHD Awareness Month and with her permission, we are pleased to share an article by Stephanie Camilleri of The ADHD Advocate on What parents need to know about their child with ADHD: