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ADHD

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.  It is one of the most common mental health issues affecting children.  ADHD is usually first identified when children enter school.  There are three types of ADHD:  inattention, hyperactive, and combined.  Children with ADHD often have problems with schoolwork and with their executive functioning.

Symptoms of ADHD

  • Fails to pay close attention to details
  • Makes careless mistakes
  • Easily distracted
  • Loses things necessary for a task or activity
  • Difficulty organizing tasks and activities
  • Talks excessively
  • Figets
  • Difficulty waiting his/her turn
  • Blurts out answers