Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ( Adhd )

1088 WordsJul 1, 20165 Pages
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can be a difficult process for children with this diagnosis as well as for their caregivers since everyday life presents so many challenges. Simple things like doing an assignment, chores around the house, sitting still in church or class can be almost impossible without some type of help for these children. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a developmental disorder involving behavioral and cognitive aspects of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity ( Ciccarelli White, Psychology 4thedition). ADHD is a condition that affects many people not just the one with the diagnosis, it affects the everyday lives of parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers and other caregivers. Children with ADHD require things handled different at times, a major meltdown over a simple thing is not an common experience. According to (ADHD & You) children with Adhd have symptoms that include being easily distracted, poor organizational skills, homework as well as chores can have careless mistakes or are often not finished as they should be. There are three main categories used when diagnosing Adhd, Adhd hyperactive/ impulsive presentation, Adhd predominantly inattentive presentation, and Adhd combined presentation. (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). “The exact cause of ADHD is not clear, but
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