How do I know if my child has ADHD?


If children are unable to concentrate on studies or any other work, speak too much, do not sit anywhere, are very angry at small things, are very naughty and stubborn, then they have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Often parents resort to scolding and beatings to keep a child suf

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Parenting Guide for ADHD child

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a very common pediatric mental disorder that causes a lack of concentration in children and makes them very fickle and mischievous, and this disorder has a negative impact on children's mental development and their ability to function.

 

If children are unable to concentrate on studies or any other work, speak too much, do not sit anywhere, are very angry at small things, are very naughty and stubborn, then they have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Often parents resort to scolding and beatings to keep a child suffering from this disorder, but this leads to negative thinking in children and they start doing more mischief than ever before.

 

This problem can cause a lack of self-confidence in children, problems like depression and irritability in children, and affect the child's ability to work, so much a child should be treated on time. Parents will have to become aware of this disease as soon as it is identified. Counseling is required from parents other than the child.

 

A clinical and psychological examination of the child is done before its treatment. Counseling is done on the basis of this. Behavior therapy can be done. Medications are given when needed which help to increase concentration in children.

 

The symptoms on which children with this problem can be identified are - lack of concentration, loss of attention, extreme agility, extreme impulsivity. , Weak in studies in school, dropping things often at school, not sitting in one place, not having good numbers in the exam despite the knowledge and intellectual ability, hurrying up any task, getting angry, school and Quarreling in the playing field, lack of patience and not being able to wait for their turn in the game.

 

This problem arises mainly due to genetic reasons. It has been observed that children who have this problem use smartphones etc. a lot. Often, parents are unable to pay attention to children due to the modern lifestyle and extremely busy life.

 

Children in single families often struggle with loneliness in cities. For all these reasons, children are becoming angry, irritable, or hyperactive. In the absence of awareness, many parents either do not recognize or ignore the hyperactivity that is developing in their children.

 

Things to note for

parents in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

 

- Scolding or hitting is not the solution to the problem.

 

- Parents should try to use the hyperactive child's energy in positive work since childhood. If the energy of such children is put in the right direction, they can do very innovative work.

 

- Parents should increase the confidence of the child as much as possible.

 

- If the child does not feel like studying, then it should be helped.

 

- Children with ADHD want the full attention of their parents and teachers.

 

- If parents pay attention to them, then they are not aggressive.

 

- It is better to explain to him in private how to do what work and what should not be done.

 

- Many times, hyperactive children ask questions repeatedly to get the attention of parents.

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