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ERIC Number: EJ1093953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
What Parents Should Know about ADHD
Mullet, Dianna R.; Rinn, Anne N.
Parenting for High Potential, v5 n2 p10-13, 23 Feb 2016
Some gifted children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs a child's functioning. For a diagnosis of ADHD, children under the age of 17 must display at least six symptoms of inattention or hyperactivity/impulsivity in at least two different settings (school and home, for example), and those symptoms must interfere with the child's normal functioning. This article discusses how to support a gifted child who has ADHD. Strengths and struggles, along with how to manage symptoms, are presented.
National Association for Gifted Children. 1331 H Street NW Suite 1001, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-785-4268; Fax: 202-785-4248; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A