Is it common to have adhd without a learning disability?

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I have adhd without a learning disability and read in a book that this is rare and that that most people with adhd have a learning disability. By the way, even though I don’t have a learning disability, would I be considered slow, because I have adhd?

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How bad is autism for people and how does it affect their lifestyle?

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I heard ppl who have autism are socially disfuntional and can’t have normal friendships and relationships. I have a friend who little did I know had autism cuz I didn’t know why he acted like such a jerk cuz he had a competitive lying problem that a lot of ppl hated about him. And I thought he was really strange and a unusual person. How bad is autism?

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What are the inherent flaws in the scientific theory of ADHD which cause so many people to deny its existence?

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Hello.

I notice there are many well-educated, well-respected people who will express contempt at the notion of "Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity Disorder".

Why is it exactly that this scientific theory is not very well accepted?

And why is it also widely believed, that in the cases where it does actually exist, it is not as severe as it is made out to be?

I am wondering what are the key factors in the theory of ADHD which turn educated people, including those qualified to diagnose neurological disorders, away from believing in it?

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Why do some people with autism have dysmorphic facial features but others look normal?

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I work with people with learning difficulties and i’ve always wondered why two of the people I teach with severe autism have dysmorpic facial features, and the other people with servere autism look normal!

How does this work?

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How do athletes with ADHD get energy without caffeine?

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Most athletes I know use caffeine to get that extra boost of energy during performance, but with ADHD, caffeine has the opposite effect. Now, I may occasionally be a little hyper, but nothing compared to my other friends with a Red Bull or Monster in them. I want to know if there is anything I could take that would be comparable. Thanks!

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Utah researchers make autism discovery through MRI

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A unique MRI scan of the brains of children who have autism might be the first step in developing an actual biological marker for the disorder. University of Utah researchers have tracked changes in communication between the two hemispheres of the brain.

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Any parents of children with autism out there surprised by the Republicans sudden interest in our kids?

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Not that I don’t appreciate it, but where have you been for the last eight years? And does anyone know where Sarah Palin’s newfound expertise in autism comes from? Down Syndrome and autism are apples and oranges, and I can promise you, Sarah Palin is never going to have to fight for services for her child.

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How long do I have to be off ADHD medication to be a military sniper?

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The other day multiple people confirmed for me I could not be in the military on ADHD medicine. My ADHD is not bad and the doctor says I could go off the medication at any time. I am planning on going to college so it will be at least 8 years.

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Fighting for Autism Insurance

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Members of the Virginia Autism Project were interviewed live in WAVY News 10 Today, Sunday morning. They are a group of parents from across Virginia who are working to gain insurance coverage for all children with Autism in Virginia. At present Virginia does not require insurance companies to pay for services and therapies for children with Autism.

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How come individuals with classic autism are not enrolled in college?

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This is another question regarding autism, and there are more individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome/HFA entering college. I was wondering why no individual with classic autism is or will be attending college?
There is a difference between high-functioning autism/Asperger’s Syndrome and classic autism. Classic autism, individuals develop language late in life or not at all, unlike AS/HFA where individuals develop language earlier in life.

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