Most children have short attention spans, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a more serious problem with inattention, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity that affects a child’s ability to learn and get along with others.

Myths and Misconceptions About ADHD

The condition doesn't mean laziness or bad parenting

CDC: Autism, ADHD Rates on the Rise

The proportion of children and teens in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability such as autism has increased 17% since the late 1990s, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

FDA Weighs Food Dye, Hyperactivity Link

Jell-O, Hawaiian Punch, Pop-Tarts, Skittles, and other brightly colored foods designed to appeal to children aren’t exactly health food. But do they make kids hyperactive?

Behavior Problems in Teens: More Than Just a Phase?

Diagnosis often occurs in high school or college

What If My Child Shows Signs of ADHD?

Parents often notice that they share symptoms with their children