The majority of children have occasions when their behavior veers out of control. They might speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, will not wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they could drift as if in a daydream, failing continually to pay attention or finish whatever they start.
However, for a few children, these kinds of behaviors are far more than an occasional problem. Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have behavior conditions that are so frequent and/or severe that they interfere making use of their capability to live lives that are normal. These children usually have trouble getting along with siblings along with other children in school, in the home, and in other settings. Those people who have trouble attending to usually have trouble learning. Some have an impulsive nature and also this may place them in actual physical danger. Because children with ADHD have difficulties controlling their behavior, they may be labeled as “bad kids” or “space cadets.” Left untreated, more severe types of ADHD can result in serious, lifelong problems such as poor grades at school, run-ins because of the law, failed relationships, drug abuse together with inability to keep a job. Continuer la lecture de An Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)