‘ADHD Symptoms’ Blog Posts
5 Signs of ADHDMarch 14th, 2017 2018-02-20T22:22:17-08:00 2017-03-14T12:00:12-07:00
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.
ADHD Symptoms? Suspect ADHD? Diagnosed with ADHD?September 27th, 2016 2022-02-09T18:34:38-08:00 2016-09-27T12:10:46-07:00
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.
ADHD Symptoms and Dyslexia SymptomsMay 19th, 2015 2015-07-08T19:22:50-07:00 2015-05-19T00:57:57-07:00
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.