At times, everyone has problems with staying focused. People also can act impulsively or be hyperactive. People with ADHD struggle to control these behaviors on a regular basis.
Individuals with learning disabilities may seem inattentive at school and disorganized. However, they may have problems processing information as quickly as others or have a reading disorder and may stop trying to “catch up.” People with ADHD often struggle in school but their problem is related to focus and organization, not necessarily just processing delays.
Crisis support services for Allegheny County residents is available by calling the resolve Crisis Services at 1-888-7-YOUCAN