The “hyperactivity” in children has often talked about in the media today, however, we prefer to label this designation disorder attention deficit with or without hyperactivity and impulsivity (ADD / H). and because hyperactivity itself is only one of the possible symptoms and may as well not be included in the clinical picture of this disorder.
The attention deficit affects 5-7% of children and adolescents. In 30-50% of cases, it tends to persist significantly into adulthood. Although progress diagnoses were noted in recent years, there would still be a significant proportion of individuals (children or adults) who live with this condition without knowing it! And yet, their behavior rarely goes unnoticed in the family and, more broadly, in society.
The problem of attention given in the first line of this syndrome has important implications both in the family and in the school setting. Everything that relates to the planning, organization and realization of daily tasks is problematic for these children. It is difficult to pay attention in the execution of a task in the game, follow instructions, to finish something to the end, produce a sustained mental effort. They are easily distracted and do not pay attention to details. Hyperactivity may be associated expressed by an inability to sit still. These children on the move, they move in all directions, cannot sit, squirm in their chairs, get up in class.
Frequently, ADD / ADHD is also accompanied by other symptoms such as learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyscalculia), coordination, emotions and behavior. “It is very important to identify these early signals vocative children in pre-school now, to a prevention and early treatment, says Child Experts. However, the diagnosis itself does not usually present before age 7. Do not risk stigmatizing the child too early, and especially avoid misdiagnosis. Indeed, some features may be present without the diagnostic criteria for AD / HD are however met.
Source of great suffering for children who are victims, ADD / ADHD also puts a strain on families. A child who consistently forgets or loses his business, which does not remain in place, which cannot concentrate on homework, which does not accept the rules that behaves inappropriately, jumping and climbing around in places not intended to do so may cause many conflicts and eventually exhaust the parents and others.
The School Terrain: In view of these symptoms, the school becomes a minefield. The impact of both the learning relationally are often significant. The integration of knowledge (learning reading, writing, for example) can suffer and lead, in the worst case, delay school. But peer relationships may also be affected, especially if the child impulsivity, which can also be associated with ADD / ADHD. This manifests itself in impulsiveness and impatience to wait your turn in a game, to speak by a major emotions through anger or excessive language. These behaviors are misunderstood…