8 Myths about ADHD ...


A decade or so ago, a child’s diagnosis of ADHD would send a parent into a flurry of worry, but nowadays, we know so much about the condition, and there are so many ways to treat it, there’s no need to panic. A few conversations with your child’s teachers and pediatrician will reveal that so many of the frightening, disheartening myths about ADHD are just that — myths! Here are a few myths about ADHD, with real facts to disprove them all.

1. Kids Outgrow It

If ADHD is left untreated, it will follow the child into their teen years, and often into adulthood. That’s why successful, early treatment, including behavior modification and perhaps pharmaceutical therapy, is so important.

Only Hyper Kids Have It
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