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What does ADD stand for?

ADD stands for Attention Deficit Disorder

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Covering such particulars as Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD and other Attention Deficit Disorders, Dyslexia and other learning disabilities, Autism, and other restrictive learning barriers, Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties identifies particular children and presents the legal requirements, accommodations, and classroom/curriculum solutions drawn from each of the authors many years of practical experience in teaching children with various learning problems.
Called Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood (Touchstone Publishers, 1995), it changed Ms.
Pooh, it turns out, suffers from attention deficit disorder and borderline Tourette's; Piglet is a poster child for anxiety disorder; and Eeyore should tackle his depression with Prozac.
But in an uncharacteristic passage, he wonders why some parents are so "determined to have their children classified as handicapped by hyperactivity or attention deficit disorder.