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Biggest Similarities and Differences of Autism and ADHD


2. Defining ADHD

Healthline says that ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder, often affecting children. There are different types of ADHD, but the most common version is a combination of “inattentive and hyperactive-impulsive symptoms,” it says.

The other types are predominantly hyperactive-impulsive, and predominantly inattentive, it adds. The average age of diagnosis for ADHD is 7-years, and it affects boys more often than girls, says the source.

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