Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Millions of children and adults suffer Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD can manifest itself in the form of:

  • Inattention
  • Hyperactivity/ Impulsivity

Inattention may become apparent when a child starts school and in adults it may become apparent in work or social settings.

A person with an inattentive form of ADHD must have at 6 of the following symptoms

  • Failure to pay attention to detail and making careless mistakes
  • Inability to stay on task
  • Unable to listen when spoken to directly
  • Inability to follow instructions and finish schoolwork, chores or duties in the workplace.
  • Inability to organize activities and tasks
  • Avoidance of tasks that require sustained attention
  • Often loses things necessary for tasks or activities
  • Easily distracted
  • Forgetful