Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

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    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood-onset psychiatric conditions, occurring in 5% of children. ADHD can persist into adulthood affecting behaviour and development. ADHD is extensively studied and ADHD literature is plentiful, however, ADHD pathophysiology is still not completely known. The lack of a direct cause and mechanism of disease complicates treatment for many individuals. Finding an ideal treatment is often the result of a “trial and error”…

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    for example if mother or father had signs of depression or Attention Deficit Disorder themselves the child will be more likely to have Attention Deficit Disorder as well. After all that assessing by the behavioral specialist, the child will be…

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    Adhd In Children

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    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, abbreviated as ADHD, is both a developmental and neurobiological condition that affects children and teenagers and continues to exhibit itself all the way into adulthood. ADHD is the most prevalent diagnosed mental disorder that occurs in children. In essence, children that suffer from ADHD are hyperactive, they are unable to control their impulses, and they tend to have difficulty with paying attention. In order for a child to be diagnosed with this…

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    ADHD In Classroom

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    ADHD can be a difficult disorder to live with for people who have this diagnosis, this can even impact the people who interact with these individuals every day. Families can have the largest impact and it can affect their way of life in many different ways especially in young children and adolescent’s school settings. “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with poor grades, poor reading and math standardized test scores, and increased grade retention. ADHD is also…

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    ADHD stands for attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, it is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. ADHD causes inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Inattention means a person wanders off tasks, is disorganized, lacks focus, has problems following directions, and lacks persistence. Hyperactivity means a person will have a hard time staying still, which will lead them to move…

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    (2005) “Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder show that sensory intervention -- can significantly improve problem behaviors such as restlessness, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Of the children receiving Occupational Therapy, 95% improved.” In addition, the research team believed that SIT affects the adaptability of the brain to stimulation. Sensory Integration Therapies are used by occupational therapist in treating children with behavioral and developmental disorders including…

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    This article discussed the findings of a study conducted on the effectiveness of implementing a strategy instruction model with students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as well as deficits in writing. The goal of this test was to increase the students’ writing ability in both number of words produced as well as independently write a narrative incorporating all seven essential story parts. The test was administered by an advanced doctoral student, who was trained in the area of…

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    ADHD In The Classroom

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    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that causes a person to lose focus easily, and they are more hyperactive which can interfere with daily tasks. In preschool, the most common type of ADHD symptoms is hyperactivity. It is normally for children at young age to have some type of unfocused behavior but for children with ADHD it is more severe and occurs more often. Children with the symptoms of inattention might overlook details or make thoughtless mistakes on their…

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    dyslexia, and behavioral problems. Children may require a specialized education plan and early intervention. Early intervention can be used for children as young as one-year-old. The types of special needs I’m going to focus on are Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Blindness,…

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    conditions in children. This was the very first time attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was introduced. Attention-deficit hyperactivity categorization has changed many times throughout the years it has been noted as a brain disorder, behavioral disorder, and some professionals deny its existence. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) attention deficit hyper activity disorder is a behavioral disorder where the person has a persistent pattern…

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