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What are the two most common neurodevelopmental disorders in kids and what are the signs?

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Two of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in kids are ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder. If your child has one of these disorders, he can have trouble controlling his impulses, paying attention, listening, and getting along with other kids. These problems can disrupt his school and social life.

From: Is It ADHD or ODD? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.”

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: “ODD: A Guide for Families.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Mayo Clinic: “Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).”

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder,” “Oppositional Defiant Disorder Resource Center: Frequently Asked Questions.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.”

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: “ODD: A Guide for Families.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Mayo Clinic: “Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).”

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder,” “Oppositional Defiant Disorder Resource Center: Frequently Asked Questions.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2018

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