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Is ADHD a learning disability?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not a learning disability. ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes children to have trouble paying attention and focusing. However, it is not uncommon for children to have ADHD in addition to a learning disability.

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