ADHD in teens can display itself in completely different ways to ADHD in younger children. ADHD may continue from a young age into the teenage years or it can develop in teens, appearing for the first time.
The challenges facing teenagers with ADHD in high school include dealing with the hormonal changes of adolescence; new social situations; new-found independence; driving for the first time and academic challenges. ADHD symptoms in teens include being unorganized, distracted, hyperactive and impulsive.
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