Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Background

ADHD children are more active, less attentive, and more impulsive than most children of their age. In the past, ADHD has been called ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and hyperactivity. About 3% of children exhibit ADHD. More boys are diagnosed than girls.

Characteristics of ADHD include fidgeting or squirmy, having difficulty remaining seated, being […]

Child Abuse

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Child abuse is a national emergency in the United States. There were nearly 60,000 reported cases of child abuse in 1974. In 1980, that number rose to 1.1 million and by 1990, it more than doubled to 2.4 million. Child abuse includes any kind of mistreatment that retards a child’s physical or psychological development or […]