Category Hyperactivity and attention deficit

Hyperactivity and attention deficit

Child never still, always distracted. Is our child hyperactive?

Hyperactivity is a basic sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can also occur with other conditions, but that symptom is easy to detect. Paulino Castells, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona and specialist in Pediatrics, Neurology and Psychiatry, is dedicated to Child and Youth Psychiatry, and in that interview he talks about how hyperactivity can be detected and diagnosed in a child.
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Hyperactivity and attention deficit

7 myths about ADHD in children that we have to dismantle now

Many children with Attention Deficit Disorder and / or Hyperactivity Disorder suffer not only the consequences of the disorder in their day-to-day lives, but also suffer from the ignorance that is still present about the disorder today. It is this ignorance that has led to the construction of various myths about ADHD that must be dismantled as soon as possible for the good of children.
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Hyperactivity and attention deficit

22 signs that warn you that a child might have ADHD

Many parents come to the consultation concerned about the difficulties and problems that their children present in some areas, mainly at school and at home. From school they usually warn that the child is very restless, it is difficult for him to attend in class, it is difficult for them to accept the rules, he does not finish the tasks, he is very impulsive in his behaviors, behavior problems may even appear (they get angry, they fight, they answer wrong in class.
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Hyperactivity and attention deficit

Restless children are not children with ADHD

In my daily work, I meet families worried about children who have difficulty maintaining attention, are very busy, disturb the class and make it difficult for the teachers. Many come & 34; pre-diagnosed & 34; by TDHA. However, not all restless children are children with ADHD and, on the other hand, not all need medication, even despite having been diagnosed with Attention Deficit and / or Hyperactivity Disorder.
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Hyperactivity and attention deficit

8 discipline tips to act with children with ADHD in the classroom

ADHD (Attention Deficit and / or Hyperactivity Disorder) is a disorder that affects all areas of children's lives, and perhaps it is at school where this disorder is most evident. Children with ADHD usually present difficulties in their learning, and in many cases, they can also present behavior problems in the classroom, especially when the disorder occurs with impulsivity-hyperactivity.
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Hyperactivity and attention deficit

The before and after in the life of a child after being diagnosed with ADHD

Pablo is a 7 year old boy. He lives with his parents, his older brother, his younger sister, and his pet. Pablo is a restless child, who does not stop and does not concentrate, but the most important and most serious thing: he does not know what is wrong with him. Pablo's story could be that of any child, but there is something that makes him different (or not): he suffers from ADHD, but he does not know it yet.
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