Jul 22, 2006

ADHD & injuries

I've always noticed that my ADHD son is "accident prone." He's clumsy and, it seems, is always having yet another mishap. I began to wonder if this was in any way related to his ADHD. Or, was he really just clumsy? I found several articles online that discuss this very issue. Come to find out it's not just him. Children with ADHD are more prone to injuries and accidents. This is due to various factors such as carelessness, not thinking of consequences before engaging in high risk activities, etc. Here are a few articles for further reading on this topic:

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