Until a few years ago, there was very little research about girls with ADD/ADHD. During the past decade, the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD (NCGIADD) started researching the similarities and differences in the symptoms of ADHD in girls when compared to boys. Surprisingly, the differences actually outnumber the similarities. Not surprising, these differences can have an impact treatment decisions for girls.
The parent of a girl with ADHD, Dr. Davenport, outlines the symptoms and needs of girls in this article.
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