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? ADD/ ADHD 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. Take this simple ADHD test to find out.
Take ADHD Test Quiz (for Parents of Children Age 6-9)
Answer each question with a rating of 1-4
1 Does not apply to my child
2 Occasionally true in describing my child
3 This often describes my child’s behavior or trait
4 A very good description of my child’s behavior or trait
Please go to Does Your Child Have ADD / ADHD? ADHD Test to view the test
Does Your Child Have ADD / ADHD? Do ADHD Test Online
This is also an Adult ADHD test
The symptoms for ADD/ADHD vary widely, but some of the most common are as follows:
- Difficulty staying seated
- Easily distracted, difficulty focusing
- Difficulty waiting turn in lines, games, etc.
- 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
- Often 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/ADHD 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 ADD/ADHD?
Nutritional support for ADHD is markedly superior to prescription medication (read about Nutritional Therapy For Attention Deficit Disorder ).
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.