Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
The National Institute of Mental Health defines ADHD as one of the most common
disorders present in childhood. Often, the symptoms continue and are present into
adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty focusing, paying attention,
controlling behavior and being over active. ADHD is diagnosed using three subtypes
predominantly hyperactive impulsive, predominantly inattentive, combined
hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive.
Picture This: ADHD a resource to the creative community presenting
facts about ADHD and how to successfully integrate it into your character
and storyline development. Picture This: ADHD is a project produced by the
Entertainment Industries Council in collaboration with Shire, Inc.