Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD Defined:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the name given to a behavior problem when a child has trouble paying attention, is constantly fidgeting, and acts impulsively under certain circumstances. Symptoms of ADHD usually affect children, often boys, beginning at four or five years of age.

Symptoms/Signs of ADHD:

  • Trouble Staying on Task
  • Behavioral Problems in School (Children)
  • Hyperactivity (as compared to children of the same age)
  • Frustration and Temper Tantrums
  • Constant Fidgeting and Restlessness
  • Inattention in School
  • Failure to Complete Assignments
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Behavioral and Vocational Problems (in Adults)

BMS Treatment Options for ADHD:

Treatment services for ADHD may be : Counseling Services Family Outreach program. Some children with ADHD benefit from prescribed medicine and will require Medication Management.

Contact Behavior Management Systems for an individual assessment on ADHD treatment options.

More Information about ADHD from APA.org

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