(2) ADHD only affects school performance.

ADHD impacts a child’s functioning in all areas of his life, not just the classroom. Inattention interferes with his ability to complete tasks and follow directions; impulsivity leads to conflicts with parents and friends, as well as dangerous behaviors. Teenagers with ADHD are at higher risk for auto accidents, substance abuse, unprotected sex, and brushes with the law.

(2) 專注力不足及過度活躍障礙(ADHD)只會影響在校表現