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Attention disorders

People living with attention disorders tend to have a hard time paying attention, and may be extremely active and impulsive. These behaviors interfere with a person’s daily functions or development. People with ADD or ADHD disorders may:

  • Have limited attention spans
  • Fidget or squirm while trying to sit still
  • Be constantly moving or “on the go”
  • Have trouble focusing on schoolwork
  • Forget or lose things

When treated appropriately, the symptoms of these disorders can be managed. There are a variety of ways to treat a person living with an attention disorder, but having a support system and building healthy skills can help you or your loved one live life fully.

Resources and support

Local groups and programs can help you navigate an attention disorder. Explore these resources:

How we serve you

If you’re a member of Cardinal Innovations, there are services to assist you with attention disorders. Learn about a service type or find a provider specializing in attention disorders.

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