ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

What is ADHD?

A persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with development, has symptoms presenting in two or more settings (e.g. at home, school, or work), and negatively impacts directly on social, academic or occupational functioning.

Types of ADHD

There are 3 types of ADHD. Two mainly are inattention or hyperactivity.

Symptoms

The symptoms can range from being easily distracted and missing details to struggling to follow any instructions.
It is prevalent in 3 to 5% of preschool and school-age children. In a class of 30 students at least one student with have ADHD.

Causes

Genes, brain injuries, and their environment.
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(ADHD Cloud, 2009)

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