What are some symptoms for this?
Inattention ADD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder:
_ often fails to give close attention to details.
_ often makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or other activities.
_ often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities.
_ often becomes easily distracted by irrelevant sights, sounds and extraneous stimuli.
_ often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly.
often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace.
often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities.
_ often avoids tasks, such as schoolwork or homework, that require sustained mental effort.
_ often loses things necessary for tasks or activities, like school assignments, pencils, books, or tools.
_ often is forgetful in daily activities.
_ rarely follows instructions carefully and completely.
People with ADD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder who are inattentive display difficulty keeping their mind on any one thing. They may get bored easily with a task and bounce to the next task, and the next task after that. Organizing and completing a task proves troublesome, though they may give undivided and effortless attention to activities and topics they enjoy. People with ADD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder often find that focusing deliberate, conscious attention to learning something new is extremely difficult.
As a result, homework may be agonizing for people with the symptoms of ADD. They might forget to write down assignments or bring home the right books to complete the assignments. When doing homework, people with the symptoms of ADD typically find their minds drifting every few minutes.
Hyperactivity/Impulsive ADHD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder:
often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat.
often runs, climbs or leaves seat in settings where remaining seated is expected.
_ often runs about excessively in situations in where it is inappropriate.
_ often has difficulty playing quietly in leisure activities.
_ is often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor."
_ often talks excessively.
often blurts out answers before hearing the entire question.
often has difficulty awaiting turn or for a turn.
_ often interrupts or intrudes on others at school or work and at home.
- often feels and acts restless.
People who display the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder with hyperactive always seem to be in motion. Sitting still can be an impossible task. They may dash around, squirm in their seats, roam around the room or talk incessantly. They often do repetitive motions like wiggling their feet or tapping their pencil to bring them back to focus and burn off excessive energy. Many people who display the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder with hyperactive feel intensely restless, fidget and may try to do several things at once, bouncing around from one activity to the next.
People who display the ADD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder with impulsivity seem unable to curb their immediate reactions or think before they act. They may blurt out inappropriate comments or run into the street without looking. People with the symptoms of ADD with impulsivity do not "look before leaping." They may grab a toy from another child or hit when they're upset. People who display the ADD symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder with impulsivity may find it difficult to wait for things they want or to take their turn in games.
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