Do ADHD and dyslexia make athletes more likely to get concussions?

 ADHD in the News 2017-12-07

Researchers first keyed into the relationship between learning disabilities and concussion in 1999, when a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that learning disability heightened the cognitive problems caused by concussion. The relationship was later underscored by research that found athletes with ADHD or other learning disabilities tend to sustain more concussions than athletes without.