Learn the basics about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in this one-page fact sheet. This federal civil rights law protects from discrimination people of all ages with disabilities. That includes people with ADHD or learning disabilities. View the fact sheet above, or click on the link to download and print it.
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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.
Disorders that result in learning challenges that are not caused by low intelligence, problems with hearing or vision or lack of educational opportunity. Many children with learning disabilities have difficulties in particular skill areas, such as reading or math. These children may also have trouble paying attention and getting along with their peers. Often referred to as LD.