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All parents wish their children to be adorable, clever, talented and well behaved. A troublesome child who is not easily manageable and has issues with concentrating and understanding is a big worry for the parents, no doubt. There are different reasons ranging from anxiety to psychological issues for this kind of behaviour. Continue reading to know more about one of such an issue- ADHD.
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in children is a neurobiological issue that is characterised by behavioural challenges varying in intensity.
There are three types of ADHD in children:
It is pretty hard to diagnose ADHD as some of the signs and symptoms of ADHD can be due to other medical or psychological issues as well. Subjecting the child to certain tests which rule out other medical problems signaling the same symptoms that of ADHD is used to diagnose ADHD. Also, the symptoms should satisfy some diagnostic criteria such as:
Raising a child with ADHD is a difficult task. It can be exasperating and tiresome to cope with the persistent impulsive behaviour of the child and when everyday tasks turn into battles starting from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him to bed at night.
If you are a mother of a child with ADHD, the first thing that you should do is accept the fact that your child’s behaviour is not in her control and never expect her to behave like other kids. Even though it is challenging (both physically and emotionally) for a mother to raise her child with ADHD, with correct effort and methods you can decrease the troublesome symptoms of your kid and eventually make her face the world with confidence.Here are some parenting tips for an ADHD child:
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