ADD(H) v. APD  

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Differentiating ADD(H) from APD

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  Links     Although these two disorders may coexist there are differences that distinguish them.  Behaviors common to each, determined by the research of Chermak, Hall, and Musiek published in 1998 and 1999, are listed below.
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        ADD(H)   APD
             
        Inattention   Difficulty hearing in noise
        Distractibility   Distracted/bothered by noise
        Hyperactivity/Hypoactive   Difficulty following spoken directions
        Restlessness   Poor listening skills
        Impulsivity   Academic difficulties
        Interruptive   Distractible/inattentive
             
        A comprehensive diagnostic evaluation may help distinguish one from the other or help to determine whether either is contributing to a child's difficulty learning.
       
       
       
     

 

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