ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental disability affecting the brain and its way to process information and control behaviors.

ADHD is a relatively common diagnosis which can appear in different ways for different people in various times. It is usually characterized by challenge and/or bigger variation of intensity when it comes to attention, impulse control and hyperactivity (each by themselves or combinated). ADHD might include the ability to hyperfocus and is sometimes associated with a strong creative ability.

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ADD is the same neurodevelopmental disability as ADHD apart from the hyperactivity.

ADHD can also appear with other developmental related or psychiatric conditions.

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20 March, 2022

Families share their views on their experiences with the Swedish health care system

Families within the Our Normal network have shared their views on how they are being met by the Swedish health…

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17 July, 2019

“Sigge shows us something new everyday that he has learnt in school.”

In this article, Ida tells us about her son Sigge’s year in preschool class. It was a long process to…

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10 February, 2019

“The best thing with air rifle shooting is that you feel like a hunter!”

Next up in our series about leisure activities, Johanna tells us about her son Otto's air rifle shooting. A perfect…

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