ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) this is the complex mental health disorder and it mainly affects your child’s success in the school and also the interpersonal relationship. When you notice the symptoms of ADHD it vary and sometimes it difficult to recognize the symptoms. Here are the eight symptoms of ADHD.
It is very important to note that the symptoms of ADHD are within the normal range for the children to experience. ADHD diagnosing is made by evaluating the child under several criteria. ADHD is diagnosed in children by their teen stage and the average age of diagnosis is 7. In the older children who are exhibiting these symptoms may ADHD, but often they may exhibit rather elaborate symptoms early in life.
- “Me”- Focused
Me, Me, Me
One of the common symptoms of ADHD is inability to recognize the other people’s needs and desires. A child having ADHD always interrupt other people when they are talking and they always have trouble in waiting for their turn in classroom activities or when they are playing games with other children.
- Emotional Turmoil
If children have ADHD they may have very difficulty in keeping their emotions in both positive and negative emotions. They may outburst their anger at inappropriate times or temper tantrums.
- Fidget and Squirm
Children with ADHD often cannot sit at one place. They will always try to get up and run around or fiddle or wriggle on their chair when forced to sit.
- Unfinished Tasks
For the children who are having ADHD will show interests in lots of things but they have problems in completing the task properly. They will start all the projects, chores or homework successfully but they have great problem in ending up the things sometimes they will leave the task incomplete by seeing another task so soon the next things catches their interests before finishing.
- Lack of Focus
Children having ADHD may have trouble in paying attention in all things even when being spoken to them directly. They will say that they are paying attention to you but they won’t be able to repeat what you just said.
- Carelessness and Careless Mistakes
It is the very important symptom of ADHD, but the children having ADHD are not lazy and less intelligent that other children. These children have difficulties in following instructions that requires planning and execution of that plan and this will lead to careless mistakes.
- Day Dreamer
Children having ADHD are very typically portrayed as rambunctious and very loud, but this is not in all cases. Another possible symptom of ADHD is being quieter and less involvement in all things when compared to other kids. The children with ADHD may stare into space, they are always in daydreaming and they ignore what’s going on around them.
- Looking Forward
It is very important to remember that all the children with ADHD will exhibit some of these symptoms some times, kids will be kids after all but if the child exhibits these signs regularly and these behavior affects their success in school or in their career and leading to the negative interaction with their peers you must definitely think about the next step.
The good and happy news is that ADHD very treatable condition, but you have to spend some time reviewing all your treatment options and set your appointment with doctor to evolve the best course of action or you child, happy parenting.