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Students with ADHD: Methods for Approaching Studies/Student Life

May 9, 201615 min
About 11 percent of school-age children in the United States have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While many of these children eventually “outgrow” the disorder, some carry their difficulties into adulthood: About 10 million American adults are currently diagnosed with ADHD.Diagnoses of student ADHD have risen dramatically in the past several years, with symptoms similar to those of childhood ADHD: a general inability to focus, reflected in difficulty completing tasks, listening to instructions, or remembering details.Xiaolu Hsi, Ph.D., is here to explain what treatment or skill training options are available to MIT Students with ADH

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