How ADHD Affects My Son and Daughter Differently

 ADHD in the News 2018-06-21

As a mother, I know firsthand that girls are less likely than boys to be diagnosed with ADHD and often handle the challenges differently...Girls are underdiagnosed or diagnosed at a later age because they often present with the inattentive type. Inattentiveness is many times not noticed by parents until children go to school and have trouble learning, says Theodore Beauchaine, PhD, a professor of psychology at Ohio State University.