Girls with ADHD, underdiagnosed and misunderstood

I knew there were some gender differences between boys with ADHD and girls with it, but I didn’t realised they were so pronounced. This research that appeared in the American organisation CHAD’s newsletter – Attention – gives some idea of how different. Teaching teenage mothers to cook, I often pick up on some of the Learning Difficulties that some of them have, and at least one was ADHD. Teenage pregnancy in young undiagnosed female adhders is often one of the consequences as this article here explains.