ASD & ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is it? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterised primarily by inattention, easy distractibility, disorganisation, procrastination, forgetfulness and lethargy or fatigue. Symptoms usually show before the age of seven. It is most common in school-age children. ADHD is a chronic disorder,…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

  What is it? Autism is a developmental disability that causes problems with social skills and communication. Autism can be mild or severe. It is different for every person. Autism is also known as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an umbrella description for a group of pervasive developmental disorders including: Autism…

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