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About the Author

The Understood Team 

is made up of passionate writers, editors, and community moderators, many of whom have children who learn and think differently.

ADHD:

Short for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. A condition characterized by symptoms that include inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. But not all of these need to be present for a child to be diagnosed with ADHD.