Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Research Paper

A. Introduction In the American school system, focus is the key to success. Whichever class one may be in, whichever project one may be working on, constant undivided attention is essential. Unfortunately, that method in the school system is exclusive to students with the disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, also known as ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder is a chronic disorder in which there is a different level of neurotransmitters in the brain. Having Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder includes: (a) inattentiveness, (b) impulsivity, (c) frequent loss in motivation, (d) careless mistakes, (e) constant daydreaming, (f) difficulty remembering instructions, (g) disorganization, and many, many other aspects. I have …show more content…
These sources provided me with a great basis of information that helped me gain specifics of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. I tend to be slightly skeptical of information from websites (though I believe I used all very credible sources), so I also looked to the Heward textbook, which gave me a ton of positive, reliable information. My research has shown me how important it is that students with ADHD are assisted through approaches and practives to promote academic success and quality of …show more content…
As ADHD is also defined as a behavioral disorder, individuals with ADHD are ten times more likely to be a regular target of bullies. (“Specialty Areas: Bullying” [CEC], 2015) This is often children with ADHD are susceptible to poor social skills. Children with ADHD are often: (a) overactive, (b) overly talkative or talk impulsively, (c) have the tendency to act out aggressively, (d) lack listening comprehension skills on what peers are saying, and have a deficit of self-control, (e) leading them to have problems in controlling their emotions and behaviors. These social faults may result in the individual being bullied and targeted. (“How Learning and Attention Issues Can Cause Trouble With Making Friends” [Understood for Learning & Attention Issues], 2014) There are many conditions that individuals coexist with ADHD. Many of the individuals with these conditions also have ADHD. Some of the conditions are: (a) learning disabilities, (b) anxiety disorder, (c) depression, (d) bipolar disorder, (e) Tourette’s syndrome, (f) Tic disorders, and (g) sleep disorders. (“ADHD by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You” [Healthline], 2014) These co-existing disorders dramatically impact the individual’s quality of life in their own ways. Children with ADHD that is left untreated are often wrongly judged as troublemakers, causing problems for them socially and

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