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Disability Studies: A Student Success Guide

Librarian-curated guide to resources and information on disabilities topics, from Student Success

What is ADD/ADHD?

ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a chronic condition primarily characterized by "inattention and hyperactive-impulsive behavior;" people with ADHD may have difficulty staying focused and following through on work or school tasks, may be easily distracted or forgetful, may have difficulty staying still, may fidget or squirm constantly, may be excessively talkative, may frequently interrupt others, and more (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adhd/symptoms-causes/syc-20350889). Learn more about ADHD through the sources on this page.

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