Ukraine’s Children With Special Needs Suffer the ‘Huge Pressure’ of War

Maksym, 13, has attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. After fleeing Mariupol, Ukraine, with his mother and elder brother, he has struggled to adjust in Kyiv amid the frequent explosions and air raid sirens.
Children with conditions like ADHD and autism have been particularly affected by the traumas and uncertainties of the war and the disruptions to daily…

This story appeared on, 2023-11-21.
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