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Word! ADHD

ADHD

Say: ay-dee-aych-dee

ADHD is short for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Kids who have ADHD find it difficult to pay attention and are hyperactive, which means they might have trouble sitting still. About 9% of kids have ADHD, which means about 9 in 100 kids has it.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center