ADHD a language barrier

Language problems are extremely common in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and contribute to poorer academic outcomes, Australian research finds.

A study of 391 children found the risk of language difficulties in children with ADHD was nearly three times higher by the age of six.

The researchers from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute found 40% of children with ADHD had language difficulties compared to