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Signs of ADHD in Children

5 Signs of ADHD

March 14th, 2017 2018-02-20T22:22:17-08:00 2017-03-14T12:00:12-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

There are 5 hallmark signs of ADHD. These must be present early on and present for at least 6 months. You don’t develop ADHD suddenly in 3rd, 5th or 8th grades.

Suspect ADHD Symptoms

ADHD Symptoms? Suspect ADHD? Diagnosed with ADHD?

September 27th, 2016 2022-02-09T18:34:38-08:00 2016-09-27T12:10:46-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

In order to be diagnosed with ADHD by a professional, the ADHD symptoms must have persisted for at least six months and have been present before the age of 12 years according to the DSM-5. The symptoms must also be severe enough to disrupt school, as well as home life.

dyslexia symptoms, ADHD symptoms

ADHD Symptoms and Dyslexia Symptoms

May 19th, 2015 2015-07-08T19:22:50-07:00 2015-05-19T00:57:57-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

ADHD and Dyslexia share some characteristics so ADHD is sometimes misdiagnosed. Additionally, those with ADHD often also have dyslexia or or learning problems. When you look at the list of ADHD symptoms, you will notice that short attention span and distractibility are on the list. Then look at the list of Dyslexia Symptoms. You will notice symptoms like does your child take too long to do their assigned work and poor listening comprehension. Think about it, if you have a short attention span, it will take you longer to do your work and if you are distractible you will have poor listening comprehension. So we do need to dig a bit further to discern what is really going on.

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