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?

What If My Child Shows Signs of ADHD?

Parents often notice that they share symptoms with their children

Behavior Problems in Teens: More Than Just a Phase?

Diagnosis often occurs in high school or college