ADHD - Cognitive Development Learning Centre

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

  1.  ADHD is related to abnormalities in brain functioning and development.
  2. Other factors that may affect brains functioning and development:
    • Genetic factors
    • Toxins
    • Infections
  3. ADHD is a common behavioural disorder that affects 5% of school age children.
  4. ADHD impairs a child’s ability in terms of
    • Academic
    • Emotional
    • Behaviour

How do you know if your child has ADHD?

  • the child fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat
  • the child often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort
  • the child is often continuously interrupting people
  • the child often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activity
  • the child often has difficulty awaiting turn
ADHD