Courtesy: Taytay Public Information Office

The Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood.

Lack of understanding and awareness of the mentioned disorder leads to misconceptions and social stigma which hinder access to effective treatment, increases the risk of co-morbid conditions and complications which may lead to increased incidence of out-of-school youths and child abuse and neglect.

Advisory From Department of Education. Courtesy: Taytay Public Information Office

In accordance with the Proclamation No. 472 Series of 2003, the third week of October every year is commemorated as "National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Week.

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