WHAT IS ADHD?

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ATTENTION DEFICIT AND HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

Types:

  1. Innattentive

  2. Hyperactive/Impulsive

  3. Combined

SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTING

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Symptoms of Inattention
  • Makes careless mistakes/lacks attention to detail

  • Lacks sustained attention

  • Poor listener

  • Fails to follow through on tasks and instructions

  • Poor organization

  • Avoids tasks requiring sustained mental effort

  • Loses things necessary for tasks/activities

  • Easily distracted (including unrelated thoughts)

  • Forgetful in daily activities

And

Or

Symptoms of Hyperactivity/Impulsivity
  • Fidgets with or taps hands or feet, squirms in seat

  • Leaves seat often

  • Excessive running/climbing or feelings of restlessness

  • Difficulty with quiet leisure activities

  • Is "on-the-go" or "driven by a motor"

  • Excessive talking

  • Blurts out answers

  • Difficulty waiting turn

  • Interrupts or intrudes on others