Health and Wellness: Link between ADHD and visual problems in children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, it may include hyperactivity - mostly common in childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood.

According to Nikky Haberle, an optometrist and dispensing optician sometimes in the haste to a diagnosis of ADHD, an underlying visual problem may be overlooked.

67 percent of children that are actually diagnosed correctly as having ADHD or ADD actually have a visual processing problem

Nikky Haberle, an optometrist and dispensing optician

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