Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder varies according to gender, age and ethnicity. Approximately 6-9% of children and youth are identified with AD/HD.
Characteristics of AD/HD include intellectual functioning in the average range, impaired academic achievement and challenges associated with behavioral, social and emotional functioning. AD/HD has multiple cause with heredity, structural differences in the brain, and environmental causes.
One trained therapist work with children who have a diagnosis of AD/HD.