ADHD Test For Children

Let’s talk about ADHD Test For Children. While you can’t be sure if your child has ADD / ADHD, his behavior may make you wonder. Is it ADD / ADHD, or is it just part of growing up? It is a complex mental health disorder that can affect a child’s success in school and with interpersonal relationships. Unfortunately, the symptoms do vary and are sometimes difficult to recognize.

The symptoms vary widely, but some of the most common are as follows:

  • Fidgets
  • Squirms
  • Difficulty staying seated
  • Easily distracted, difficulty focusing
  • Difficulty waiting turn in lines, games, etc.
  • Interrupts
  • Has trouble following instructions
  • Has Trouble sustaining attention
  • Moves from one thing to another oftentimes not completing any
  • Talks excessively
  • Loses things
  • Engages in activities that seem dangerous
  • Times seems very immature and/or irresponsible for the age level
  • Is oftentimes forgetful

Often doesn’t understand “why” he or she did something (“I don’t know” responses)

*Note, these are not something that happens once in a while. Most symptoms of ADD have persisted for a minimum of 6 months in children, and most of the childhood and into adulthood for Adults.

What can be done to help?

Nutritional support for ADHD is markedly superior to prescription medication (read about Benefits of Vitamin B6 ).

Also, please check out the book below. The author passes on his wisdom about how to help children with ADHD succeed and includes medical, nutritional, educational, and psychological information in a format that is easy to understand.

Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (APA Lifetools)

ADD / ADHD Symptoms For Adults

ADHD Test For Children:

1. Is always on the go, like he's all wound up.


 
 
 
 

(Question 1 of 10)

2. Difficult to control in shopping situations


 
 
 
 

(Question 2 of 10)

3. Runs or climbs excessively in situations where it is clearly inappropriate


 
 
 
 

(Question 3 of 10)

4. Could be described as restless or squirmy


 
 
 
 

(Question 4 of 10)

5. Has difficulty waiting his/her turn for games or group situations


 
 
 
 

(Question 5 of 10)

6. Has difficulty playing quietly


 
 
 
 

(Question 6 of 10)

7. Leaves classroom or situation in which staying seated is expected


 
 
 
 

(Question 7 of 10)

8. Easily frustrated in situations that require sustained effort


 
 
 
 

(Question 8 of 10)

9. Short attention span


 
 
 
 

(Question 9 of 10)

10. Only attends to a task if he/she is very interested


 
 
 
 

(Question 10 of 10)



 

 

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