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Custody Issues When Your Child Has ADHD

In Child Custody, Parenting by Elizabeth Stephenson

ADHD and Children The Center for Disease Control has estimated that 11 percent of children above the age of 4 have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also referred to as ADHD. ADHD is a lifelong biological condition that takes on several forms. A person with ADHD will manifest the condition in some combination of: (1) an inability to concentrate; (2) impulse control issues; and/or (3) hyperactivity. According to the organization Understood, ADHD can affect a child’s social skills, self-control, and learning skills. Further, children with an ADHD diagnosis have also been known to also have learning disabilities, problems with social communication, auditory processing issues, behavior disorders, and emotional regulation issues. Co-Parenting a Child with ADHD Post Separation Children with ADHD can have an incredibly wide range of needs, …