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How to know if your child has ADHD

One of the most common concerns from parents is that their child is not paying attention or does not sit in one spot. While inattention and disobedience to instructions may be a phase that most children outgrow by a certain age, children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) struggle at home, school, and in social situations because they have shorter attention spans, make careless mistakes, are impatient with time-consuming tasks, are unable to listen to instructions, and have difficulty organizing tasks.

"ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a common neurodevelopmental illness that affects children. It can last until maturity or be lifelong, and it can affect a person in a variety of ways. Most parents are still baffled by ADHD's symptoms, which are simply amplified versions of a growing child's natural behavioural patterns "Enso Wellness was founded by Arouba Kabir, a mental health counselor. 

Basic activities such as paying attention, listening, sitting still, and waiting their turn cause all youngsters to become fidgety at times. This is a regular observation for children with ADHD, though.

Typical ADHD indications and symptoms 

The mental health specialist also discusses the indications and symptoms of ADHD in children: 

Children with ADHD have difficulty listening and following instructions, paying attention, and completing tasks with frequent distractions. They require constant reminders. 

They may also appear to be a little off-kilter, disorganized, or otherwise lost in their own world. 

Asking them to sit still or be patient may also be challenging. Even if their IQ is average, some kids speed through homework, assignments, and other duties, making thoughtless errors that indicate a lack of interest in the task at hand.

1. A self-centered attitude 

2. Disruption 

3. Difficulty waiting for their turn 4. Emotional upheaval 

5. Issues with playing quietly

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