Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder ( Adhd )

1699 Words Apr 4th, 2016 7 Pages
Every single one of us has had some difficulty sitting still, paying attention and even controlling impulsive behavior once or twice in our life. For some people, however, the problems that occur slim to none in our life occurs in the lives of theirs every day and interfere with every aspect of their life inclusive of home, academic, social and work. . The interaction of core ADHD symptoms with co-morbid problems and neuropsychological deficits suggests that individuals with ADHD are likely to experience problems in academic settings. This study was conducted to show the disadvantages and impairments in the education of children with ADHD.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral condition that most commonly affects school-age children. ADHD is characterized by unusual levels of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Inattention meaning wandering off task, lacking persistence, having difficulty sustaining focus, and disorganization, these problems not being due to defiance or lack of comprehension. Hyperactivity meaning constant movement, including situations where and when it is not appropriate, excessively fidgeting, tapping, or talking. Impulsivity being hasty actions that occur in the moment without first thinking about them and that may have high potential for harm; or a desire for immediate rewards or inability to delay satisfaction. Signs of inattentiveness, impulsivity and hyperactivity were first exhibited in 1902. Since then the disorder…
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