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ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.
Psychiatrists say ADHD is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder.
An individual with ADHD finds it much more difficult to focus on something without being distracted. He has greater difficulty in controlling what he is doing or saying and is less able to control how much physical activity is appropriate for a particular situation compared to somebody without ADHD. In other words, a person with ADHD is much more impulsive and restless.
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Hi, my eldest son is 6 years old and I'm struggling quite a bit with him. I would like some advice on how people knew they or they're child had ADHD/ADD. Also how you get diagnosed. He is a lovely boy when he wants to be, cuddly and affectionate but…Continue
I confess I'm not really fond of the description of ADHD that is front and center on our Main Page. It sounds like it was written by someone who never met anybody with ADHD. Would you help me rewrite it? I can take your ideas and collate them, and…Continue
My son was diagnosed in May 2014 with Adhd. His therapist keeps telling me to use charts and visualsee to keep him on track. Does any one know of or have any good sources to find or make charts? She says to keep them simple so what do I put on it,…Continue
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