ADHD Essay (1)_780_.docx - Raymond Snyder ENG-105 Tennille Feldbush The Impact of ADHD on Schoolwork Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a

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Raymond Snyder ENG-105 10-27-2019 Tennille Feldbush The Impact of ADHD on Schoolwork Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurological disability that affects approximately five to twelve percent of all children ( ). This condition negatively affects many aspects of a child’s life, particularly when it comes to school. The disadvantageous results that this condition has on the human brain is a major deterrent to a child’s success in school as “a healthy brain [is what] allows them to experience positive development” ( ). This lack of positive development therefore has the potential for lifelong negative implications if not appropriately handled at a young age. “Underachievement in school is a hallmark characteristic” of a child dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, which is unsurprising as 90% of these students experience great difficulty in the classroom ( - school-performance ). This disorder is so debilitating that those who experience it “[lag] behind their peers as much as 30 percent” ( - on-school-performance ). These statistics convey the breadth and depth of this malady, exhibiting just how impactful it is to their success as a student. The difficulty that they experience in their endeavor to succeed is caused by multiple factors.
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Many children in classrooms nationwide suffer from a myriad of effects due to ADHD.
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