From our experience, reading problems associated with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) are qualitatively different from the reading difficulties seen clinically when there is brain impairment. Listening to an ADD child or adult read, we typically see symptoms of substituting words or parts of words.
What is attention deficit disorder without hyperactivity in adults? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is a common psychological disorder that is characterized by problems with attention, impulsivity and/or hyperactivity. Adults who have significant problems with inattention, but exhibit few or no symptoms of hyperactivity, are said to have the predominantly inattentive subtype.
This scientific ADHD test will help determine whether you may have adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Quick 2 minute quiz with Instant Author: Psych Central Research Team.