Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is also sometimes referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Hyperkinetic Disorder (HKD).
The exact cause of ADHD is not known.
Children and young people with ADHD:
ADHD behaviours may have an impact on:
Similar behaviours may be seen in children and young people with problems such as speech and language difficulties and learning, sensory, mental health or social difficulties and these should be considered during assessment.