ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

A child with ADHD laughing

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children can create unique physical, developmental, educational and social needs. At Nemours, our child behavioral specialists use standard guidelines developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, and information from people who know your child well like teachers, caregivers and you to help address ADHD symptoms in children.

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Our behavioral health experts use a family-centered, team approach to provide outpatient psychological evaluations, consultations, and other treatments to care for children with ADHD.

ADHD Symptoms in Children

ADHD in children causes hyperactivity and inattention such as:

  • constant movement, fidgeting or squirming
  • inability to complete tasks
  • difficulty playing quietly
  • distractibility
  • problems with interrupting or intruding on others
  • excessive talking