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    Learning Disability Report

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    be mistaken for an emotional or disciplinary problem, which can cause a delay in diagnosis. Children need to be evaluated by any primary care physician and/or any mental specialist. A child must display behavior from one of the three subtypes (hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention), these behaviors must last for at least six (6) months to be considered and diagnosed and a child must react in this way in at least two settings of a child’s life (i.e. school, home, childcare). The parent and…

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    exhibit symptoms that are very similar to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). These disorders affect sensory perception. One is Audio Processing Disorder (APD), another is Visual Processing Disorder (VPD), and the third is Sensory Processing Disorder (VPD). This paper defines these four disorders, explores commonalities among symptoms, and offers suggestions of accommodations that could help in a classroom where multiples of these disorders are present. This paper uses the acronym…

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    How ADHD Affects Life

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    The purpose of this research paper is to help people understand how Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) impacts the life of child. ADHD is a mental disorder very common in children that often continue through adolescence into adulthood. Children with the disorder generally have deficits in executive function: the ability to think and plan, organize, control impulses and complete tasks. It can affect children in school and their social and emotional settings This research will provide…

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is known as a disorder that is misdiagnosed just to put hyper or difficult kids on medication. ADHD has a wide range of symptoms which everyone at some point will display. Everyone can display symptoms of ADHD but that does not mean that everyone struggles with the symptoms like those with ADHD. ADHD is the most common disorder among children. ADHD does not only effect children. ADHD can carry into adulthood. I struggle everyday due to ADHD. Life…

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    Adhd Research Paper

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    1 Dr. Evans Psych 11-13-14 Attention Deficit Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a psychiatric disorder. People who have this disease show problems of impulses, hyperactivity, and the inability to pay attention. (Barkly R. 1990) They will often come off as immature. They will do things that are inappropiate for how old they are. Most people just brush it off as immaturity, but in some cases it actually can be a real disorder. ADHD is another disorder that becomes a more…

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    ADHD Case Study

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    The website, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have posted information about Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The purpose of this webpage is to inform. ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active. (Facts…

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    Ritalin, which goes by the generic name Methylphenidate, is a central nervous system stimulant that is heavily prescribed in the United States. It is used to combat the effects of attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy. Ritalin is designed to prevent hyperactivity and impulse control, prominent symptoms of ADD and ADHD. It does this by affecting the chemicals in the brain and nerves that cause these types of symptoms (Ritalin: Uses,…

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    studies. They cannot complete a single thought . . . Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a developmental disorder characterized by distractibility, hyperactivity, impulse behaviors, and the inability to remain focused on tasks or activities. Difficulties in organization, time management, and planning are also prominent…

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    ADHD Definition

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    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder The DSM-5 describes the essential feature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as “a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity that interferes with functioning or development” (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Several inattentive or hyperactive-impulsive symptoms are present in two or more settings, and were present prior to age 12 years. Symptoms must “interfere with, or reduce the quality of social, academic or…

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    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that is most common in children. It is a neuropsychiatric syndrome that affects children worldwide. The primary characteristic of (ADHD) is a persistent pattern of inattentive, or hyperactive/impulsive behaviour that interferes with functioning and child’s development. There are different symptoms of ADHD, for instance, difficulty in sustaining attention in tasks and activities, unable to give attention to details, and…

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