How Does ADHD Affect Your Child in the Classroom

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How does a diagnosis of ADHD affect your child’s education? All children are hyper at times and distracted, unable to focus, but children with ADHD are not just being rambunctious kids.

“Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate impulsivity, inattention, and in some cases, hyperactivity.” - See more at: http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD.aspx#sthash.SUyr0X1W.dpuf

Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There is a great article on how ADHD affects a child’s learning process. To read the article click here:

http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/adhd-related-issues/adhd/how-adhd-affects-learning

We will be covering ADHD and it's affects on children this month on our blog.  Please download our free guide to help parents cope with living with a child with ADHD.

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Posted by Deborah Broach

Deborah is the Marketing Director for the Broach School. The school was started by her sister, Dr. Tommie Broach, in 1973 to meet the ever-increasing need for quality individual instruction. The Broach School is a nonprofit school with five campus locations in the Jacksonville area. It offers programs that range from traditional academics to programs for children with mild to severe disabilities. Deborah oversees marketing, fundraising efforts, volunteers, photography and enrollments for the school. From 2000 to 2010, prior to taking her position with the Broach School, Deborah owned and operated Signature Studio, a wedding and portrait studio in Jacksonville. Deborah and her husband taught professional photographers at their studio and across the United States, Europe & Canada. Her expertise in teaching is in Marketing, Photoshop and Corel Painter. Deborah has authored two books published by Amherst Media and her work has also been published in Rangefinder magazine. Deborah has her Masters in photography from WPPI, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, is a PPA, Professional Photographers of America, Craftsman and has her Art Tech Degree from FPP. In 2006 Deborah received, along with her husband, the United Nations Leadership Award from the International Photographic Council.

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