Quick Answer: Is ADHD A Disability?

ADHD is not considered to be a learning disability.

Many children with ADHD ¬ approximately 20 to 30 percent ¬ also have a specific learning disability.

The principle characteristics of ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.

There are three subtypes of ADHD recognized by professionals.

Is ADHD legally a disability?

Is ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) legally a disability? The answer is, of course, it depends. It means that depending on the circumstances, ADHD can be considered either a disability or not a disability.

Is ADHD covered by NDIS?

NDIS-Funded Behavioural Supports

Assistance for ADHD is available under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Is ADHD a disability in the UK?

Is ADHD a real disability?ADHD is a long term condition which does impact on the day to day living of those with affected by the condition at home, within education and society as a whole. In the UK: The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Chapter 50 Section 1 Sub-section 1 states: ADHD affects some more than others.

Does ADHD fall under the Disability Act?

Is ADHD included in the ADA? Yes. The ADA provides for “mental” conditions or mental illnesses, but as with physical impairments, the diagnosis of a mental illness or mental impairment is not sufficient to qualify an employee for protection under the law.