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Understanding ADHD
Understanding ADHD

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Session 1: Understanding life with ADHD

ADHD, like other conditions such as autism, is considered to be a neurodevelopmental condition. Neurodevelopmental conditions arise as a result of atypical development of the nervous system during the early stages of life due to the interaction of genetic, neurobiological and environmental influences.

In the following section you will learn more about the characteristics and prevalence of this condition.