Attention Problems in Down Syndrome: Is this ADHD?
By: Dianne McBrien, M.D,
Dept.of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Iowa
Dr McBrien is a developmental pediatrician with an interest in children with
All children display the traits of ADHD from time to time:
- Decreased Attention Span
- impulsive behaviour
- Excessive fidgeting
- Other non directed motor activity
A child with Down Syndrome might exhibit these signs more often than their peers/
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