Telltale Signs That a Child Has an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

As a kind and loving parent, you are ready to do whatever it takes to give your child a headstart in life. That is why you are ready to go above and beyond to ensure your child’s needs are satisfied. As your child vibrantly grows, you need to be on the lookout for a condition that is presently plaguing a lot of kids in Singapore. It is known as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). 

The condition is associated with poor social and academic performance. What this means is that it is difficult for children with the condition to do well in school, make friends, and grow mentally. 

The good thing here is that, if the condition is diagnosed on time, steps can be taken to treat it and prevent it from deteriorating. In this article, we are going to be learning about some obvious signs of ADHD that a lot of parents may be unaware about:

The following article by Healthline Editorial Team unveils some 14 signs of Attention deficit hyperactive disorder. 

14 Signs of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect your child’s success at school, as well as their relationships. The symptoms of ADHD vary and are sometimes difficult to recognize. Read more here.

The above article has certainly given you insight into what ADHD is all about. It has also brought to light some obvious signs that a child has it. If your little one is presently exhibiting one or some of the signs discussed in the article, then you should read the next article carefully. 

The following article by Healthhub sheds light on some effective ways to address it. 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD in Children)

How do you know if your child’s level of activity and inattention is normal or a sign of ADHD, a brain disorder that affects children and teenagers and may continue into adulthood? Here’s what you need to know about the condition. Read more here.

You likely now know how behavioral management skills can help kids with ADHD. You also now know that medications can also help but aren’t always the best treatment option. But do you know that there are various types of ADHD? Read the next article to find out more. 

The following article by hopkinsmedicine unveils the various types of ADHD. 

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children

ADHD, also called attention-deficit disorder, is a behavior disorder, usually first diagnosed in childhood that is characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and, in some cases, hyperactivity. These symptoms usually occur together; however, one may occur without the other(s). Read more here.

You surely now have a clear picture of what the 3 main types of ADHD are all about. Regardless of the one your kid has, you must take prompt action and prevent things from deteriorating. It is also wise that you take him or her to a doctor or a specialist for help. 

Final note

Early treatment is the key to successfully treating ADHD. Bear in mind that the condition may not disappear even if the best treatment is administered. But the treatments will help prevent the condition from getting worse. Even more, it will help him become focused and create a sense of order in his life. 

It is still a good idea for parents whose kids are suffering from the condition to learn about the exact type they are suffering from.  Doing this will help you determine the best treatment option to adopt and the right specialist to visit.