Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( Adhd )

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ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER Seth was a second grader at West Elementary. He constantly got reprimanded by his teachers for not paying attention in class. He could not understand the information given to him during the school day. He thought he was stupid and useless. But he was not. His parents got him tested by a doctor for ADHD. He is one of many kids in the United States who have been recognized as having it. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a major issue in the education of the world today. It impacts children’s and adults’ lives forever affecting their ability to perform well in school, their relationships with their families, and their ability to perform on a job. People must understand what attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is, the causes and symptoms, and the treatment options for ADHD. DEFINING ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a condition that is common in the world today. “ADHD is a neurobehavioral disorder, a disorder of the nervous system that can be seen in a person’s behavior” according to Amy Farrar, author of the book ADHD from Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders (4). “ADHD is described as the most common neurobehavioral condition of childhood” according to Lydia Furman, author of the article “What is Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?” No one knows for sure what causes ADHD (Farrar 29). “In most cases, people with ADHD have a chemical in-balance” (Farrar 5). According to the article
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