Facts and Links

Here are some interesting facts about ADHD:

  • 6.7% of school aged children have ADD/ADHD. (this number is increasing)
  • The ratio of boys to girls is 5:1.
  • Over half the children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD will continue to have problems into adulthood.
  • Most people with ADD have an average or above average intelligence ability.
  • ADD/ADHD runs in families. If a child has it, there is a great chance the parent has the disorder.
  • 75% of people with ADD/ADHD get divorced.
  • Stimulant medications help 8 out of 10 people with ADD/ADHD.

Check out these sites for more information on ADD/ADHD:

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