ADHD:  Did You Know?






Tools We Use:


Quotient ADHD Testing

C3 Logix

Dynavision D2

RT-1 Reaction Trainer

Muse

Blue Marble Neurogames



Nearly 19% of Leon County schoolchildren have been diagnosed with ADHD.







Nationally:


  • An estimated 5.4 million U.S. children are currently diagnosed with ADHD.


  • Children living in the South are 63% more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those living in western states. (12% of Florida's pediatric population is diagnosed.)


  • Nearly 20% of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD by the time they reach high school.


  • Between 2008 and 2012, sales of ADHD drugs grew by 89%.


  • Boys are more than twice as likely as girls to have ADHD.


  • The average age of current diagnosis of ADHD is 6.2 years.


  • 69% of children with current ADHD are taking ADHD medication.


  • ADHD medication has become a popular shortcut to better grades in school.