Tourette Syndrome and ADHD HelpforADHD Did you know that 60 to 80 percent of children with Tourette Syndrome have ADHD? These two conditions frequently co-occur, which compounds the issues children face with medical treatment, school and home supports.
Conditions May Mimic ADHD Lee Memorial Health System Take an active child, who’s easily distracted and some might jump to conclusions: that he or she has ADHD. But experts caution not to rush to judgment.
FYI on ADHD Evaluations Lee Memorial Health System “There’s no one test that clearly makes the diagnosis. So like drawing a blood test to see if you have a high lead level or not. You either have a high lead level or you don’t. There’s no blood test for ADHD,” says Lee Memorial Health System’s pediatrician Dr. Martin Sherman.