ADHD simply refers to an acronym for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder which is a kind of a mental condition. ADHD is a frequent occurrence mostly in children but at times also found in adults. Just like any other condition, there are usually pointers or signs that indicate the presence of the disorder that parents should be careful to notice them if they show up. Having an understanding of these symptoms is important so that it may give you an idea of how to go about helping your child to grow and overcome the condition and it will also determine how you relate with the child differently from others. Indicators that point out the presence of ADHD are quite a number and we can discuss some of them.
Forgetfulness is one of the most prevalent signs that have been indicators of ADHD in people. There are levels of forgetfulness that are just too uncommon and noticeable. When you do something on a daily basis is not common that there will be instances where you totally forget to do them. There are things that are considered normal and an everyday occurrence that you can just forget them but people with ADHD tend to be that forgetful. It’ll be common for them to forget their duties and children to forget the school assignments.
ADHD has also been associated withinability of people to pay attention. People with ADHD have been easily found to lose their attention to what they are supposed to do and even easily gets distracted by what is happening in the environment other than the matter at hand. In just a brief moment, the person may get disinterested in the matter at hand and will not be very careful to capture the important details required. You will find that the children do not do so well if they don’t get special attention because the disorder affects the rate of learning as compared to other kids. Additionally, because of lack of attention to detail and concentration, you’ll find that it is easy for them to make common and often careless mistakes.
Besides, it has been noted that people with ADHD, and especially children, tend to be hyperactive. ADHD people are always exhibiting hyperactivity. They tend to be restless and cannot stay at a particular point for a long period of time. These children tend to be very playful, run around and walk aimlessly. Such children would not prefer bullying quiet games and would be had for them to do quiet tasks. Such people are always frequently fidgeting and cannot sit still.
Seek advice when you notice such signs.