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Outline of Condition (AD/HD)

Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:23 pm
by Phreak
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
A constant pattern of behaviour of lacking attention, or being impulsively hyperactive which impacts upon either development or functioning

Attention Deficit
  • Lacks attention to detail and/or makes careless mistakes.
  • Difficulty concentrating for a sustained period of time
  • Doesn't listen when being talked to
  • Struggles with adhering to instructions
  • Has organisational issues i.e. structuring tasks or losing things
  • Avoidant of tasks that require sustained concentration
  • A tendency to be forgetful
Hyperactivity and impulsivity
  • Tends to fidget
  • Struggles to remain seated in expected situations
  • Acts or feels restless
  • Unable to quietly participate in leisure activities
  • Constantly moving as if brimming with energy
  • Talks a LOT
  • Answers questions before they've been fully asked.
  • Interrupts people during conversation
  • Struggles with turn taking