Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Disorder that begins in childhood, but can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).
ADHD is a disorder that has three different types of symptoms:Difficulty paying attention or focusing on certain tasks Being overactive (or hyperactive) Acting on impulse (without thinking)
Children or teens with ADHD may:Get distracted easily and forget things often Switch too quickly from one activity to the next Have trouble following directions Daydream too much Have trouble finishing tasks like homework or chores Lose toys, books, and school supplies often Fidget and squirm a lot…