A child with ADHD often shows some of the following:

Difficulties with Attention:

    • Trouble paying attention
    • Inattention to details and makes careless mistakes
    • Easily distracted
    • Losing things such as school supplies
    • Forgetting to turn in homework
    • Trouble finishing class work and homework
    • Trouble listening
    • Difficulty playing quietly

Hyperactivity:

    • Fidgeting
    • Inability to stay seated
    • Running or climbing excessively
    • Always “on the go”

Impulsivity:

    • Talks too much and interrupts or intrudes on others
    • Blurts out answers
    • Impatience