The Three Main Symptoms of ADHD in Children

www.AboutADHDStLouis.com 314-984-8412 What are the main symptoms of ADHD in children? What are some of the signs of ADHD that I will notice in my child? When will these ADHD symptoms appear? ADHD St. Louis Some of the more common questions people ask are related to ADHD or ADD symptoms. What are the main symptoms of ADHD in children? What are some of the signs of ADHD that I will notice in my child? When will these ADHD symptoms appear? Working with a professional to obtain testing for ADHD or Attention Deficit Disorder, brain mapping, QEEG or academic assessment is always a good place to start when there are symptoms of ADHD and ADD present. This will help you understand what is ADHD and possible treatments for ADHD. The three most common symptoms of ADHD in children are inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. In order for a child to be diagnosed as ADHD these symptoms are observed over a 6 month period for children under the age of seven. These symptoms also need to be present in two different settings such as school and clinical environments. Inattention is when the child does not have any long term focus or organization of thought. Hyperactivity is when the child talks and moves around a lot. Impulsiveness is when the child interrupts others with their speech or their body. In addition to these symptoms, the problem must be a real handicap in at least two of these areas classroom, playground, at home, in the community and in social settings. There may also be

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