ADHD in Girls

When you think of ADHD, what image immediately springs to mind?  For me, it was the hyperactive/ impulsive side.  The side that gives kids the stereotype of the ‘naughty’ kid in class.  Bouncing off the walls, unable to sit still, never raising their hands, blurting out the answer, not waiting their turn.  This is largely how boys will present ADHD, which is why society believes that ADHD is predominantly a ‘boys’ problem’.  But it is not.  Just because the girls with ADHD are not necessarily bouncing off the walls does not make it any less real.  And unfortunately means they are less…


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