Problems with attention, not autism, predispose children to injury

 ADHD in the News 2017-11-30

Young children with autism are no more likely than those without the condition to sustain injuries that require medical attention, according a study of more than 2,000 children1. However, injuries are common among children with attention problems. About 30 percent of children with autism meet the criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).