What is ADHD?
ADHD is a thoroughly researched condition recognised by the NHS in the UK, and across the world by the World Health Organisation, who state that ADHD occurs in 5.26% of the population. Guidelines are available on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD from the National Institute of Health Care Excellence.
1 in 20 children have ADHD and can present in a mild, moderate or severe form. ADHD is a lifespan condition, by adulthood, many people have learned to live happy, healthy and successful lives using a range of interventions and strategies that include medication, daily exercise, healthy nutrition, stress management strategies and what are known as executive functioning skills to help them plan and organise their lives, especially in school and in the workplace.
ADHD Parent/Carer booklet: