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Attention Problems in Down Syndrome: Is this ADHD? - featured August 6, 2010

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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
Down syndrome.


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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