Different Types Of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

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Many people in the world are affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. ADHD is a genetic disorder, that can be passed to other family member’s. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a “brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with the functioning or development (NIH, 2016)”. Many parents and teachers have the children diagnosed because of certain things like inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
When it comes to inattention, children and adults tend to wander off task. The students can be working on one part of a project, then they will jump from one part to another. People with ADHD will also have a hard pay attention and get off subject very
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There are two types of prescriptions that the child can be given.
One type is a stimulant, “most commonly prescribed medications for ADHD” (Kristeen, 2014). Stimulants increase the amount of hormones that affect the brain. Some stimulants are commonly used are Amphetamines, Methamphetamine, Methylphenidate. The other type of prescription given to children is a non-stimulant. Theses affect the neurotransmitter but they don’t increase the dopamine levels that affect the brain. Some of the non-stimulants given are Atomoxetine, Clonidine, Guanfacine.
After learning more about what ADHD is and how it affected others, I went to interview a teacher at Tatum ISD or has a daughter that has been diagnosed ADHD. Her daughter has had ADHD since she was a younger girl. Here are some of the questions I had asked during my
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She would have a few moments of the day where she would get distracted and forget to do certain things. She has moments in the middle of class where the daughter feels that she has the need to get up and move around, but when asked to sit back down in her seat she would tap on the table multiple time, move around in her seat a lot and fidget her feet and fingers against the desk. When it came to giving directions she would need multiple step directions given and explain to her one at a time to be able to understand how to do it. When the steps are given to her all at once she would try to skip steps and start jumping around from one step to another in any certain

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