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ADHD and Autism


ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a condition in which it is difficult to concentrate. On the other hand, it can look like hyperactive and impulsive behavior. Some children may have difficulty concentrating as well as hyperactive/impulsive behavior.

ADHD and Autism

Children with autism may present with core symptoms of ADHD: attention difficulties, and sometimes hyperactivity and impulsivity. 

The National Resource Center on ADHD, which is a program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, has additional information about ADHD.

ADHD Medication Guide

ADHD Medication Guide by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.