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1056851 tn?1318724578 This is long but worth it. I got it in an email. And it is me described to a "T" Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. - Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. As I turn on the hose in the driveway, I look over at my car and decide it needs washing. As I start toward the garage, I notice mail on the porch table that I brought up from the mail box earlier. I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car.
1472248 tn?1292614695 From the symptoms described this looks to be attention deficit hyperactivity disorder rather than anything related to the previous episode of rolandic seizure. ADHD usually presents in early school years. The child can be either primarily inattentive, impulsive, hyperactive or emotionally unstable. The child often doesn’t seem to listen, is easily distracted, cant sit still and is fidgety, has angry outbursts, social loner, becomes very sensitive to criticism.
Avatar f tn Children mature at different rates. This sounds like a description of my child. He is in 1st grade now, we held him back from the second grade this year, and just from Aug-Dec of this school year he has made a lot of improvements. Just keep an eye on him, meet with his teacher and ask how he is doing with his milestones as far as eduction. As long as he is on track with his class, then he should be fine.
118225 tn?1278658540 Sometimes learning difficulties can be attributed to what "seems" like an attention deficit disorder, when the root of the problem is actually that the child is having difficulty processing oral and written commands and accessing written print (as well as printing it). It is good that you are getting it checked out. The other thing is too, his medication might have some side effects that you want to discuss with your doctor.
Avatar f tn How do I explain the underlying things going on in my child's brain? How do I explain to them that ADHD is NOT a responsibility disorder, but a Learning Disability that needs their attention?
Avatar m tn // I am more concerned about him being moody and throwing tantrums. That could really hinder him in kindergarten. You need to figure out what his triggers are. Then you need to show him ways to deal with this. One very good way is a set of books aimed at this age group. They are meant to be read aloud many times and practiced. A good one is "When I feel angry".
Avatar f tn This delay can be seen along with other things often such as autism or attention deficit disorder but it can be all by itself as well as with my son. My son also would spin. He'd **** his head to the side when he did it and we actually found it "cute" and called it dancing until we started to feel it was a major impulse for him. It was. He is a sensory seeker and that was something he would do. I found he did it when he wanted to calm himself.
Avatar f tn Hello, Is there anyone, I mean anyone, out there that has rhythmic movement disorder? I have been violently thrashing my body and head, laterally while asleep or mostly somewhat asleep since I can remember. I am 30 now. It use to consume maybe an hour or two a night but now it is getting drastically worse. I find myself doing it or am told that I, "rock", 4-5 hours a night.
163305 tn?1333672171 Even the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines, to which your report refers, do not question that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a “real” brain disorder, rather than a convenient way of labelling a child who is boisterous and disruptive in class. Ask paediatricians how often they saw children with “minimal brain dysfunction”, as ADHD was then known, in the 80s, and their answers range from one in 100 to one in 500.
Avatar m tn (a) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), (b) Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or conduct disorder, but it is difficult to disentangle those features from those of BPD. I certainly exhibited episodes of hyperactivity-impulsivity or just impulsivity, but I cannot find any detailed information about these early years since everyone who knew me then is now dead or not contactable. 2.7.1.
Avatar n tn I don’t think that her stubborn nature is linked with any neurological disorder here since it could be a normal phenomenon of an ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) child who reacts quite differently in such situation due to poor attention span. Your daughter with ADHD may have attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Therefore, by attention deficit she does not listen to what is said to her.
Avatar n tn Dear Jumana, Some of what your son is displaying is typical of children who display Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (primarily Inattentive Type). But some of his behavior is not really typical of ADHD, and may be indicative of some developmental immaturity, Developmental Disorder, Mood Disorder, etc. The most helpful intervention would be to seek an evaluation by a mental health profesional. This person can help refine the diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
Avatar f tn Below information may be helpful to u. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, is one of the most common mental disorders that develop in children. Children with ADHD have impaired functioning in multiple settings, including home, school, and in relationships with peers. If untreated, the disorder can have long-term adverse effects into adolescence and adulthood. Asperger's Disorder is a milder variant of Autistic Disorder.
Avatar m tn I was hoping to have a tracker to monitor attention deficit disorder so I can keep record of specific days that are easier to focus vs. days that are nearly impossible and hopefully find a pattern. This way if there are particular days/weeks/months that I find myself in distraction land I can take special precautions to get more sleep, take meds, watch my diet closer, exercise more, ect... I think it would be a very valuable tool for anyone suffering from ADD. Thank you!
Avatar dr m tn snoring, depression or irritability, poor concentration, memory or focus problems, morning headaches, poor job performance, attention deficit disorder, and obesity. A recent study came out describing the number of car accidents in one year. It’s estimated that about 800,000 car accidents occur every year due to sleep apnea and of these, there are about 1,400 fatalities.
Avatar n tn If Ritalin is being recommended, you can infer that a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is present. Your son's behavior is more extreme than can be explained by ADHD alone, though that may well be part of the problem. Perhaps it is reasonable to proceed with a trial on stimulant medication at a low dose and see if it benefits your son. In terms of managing the behavior, a very sound plan is detailed in the book SOS: Help for Children.
406058 tn?1210598232 Yes Trevor has what some would call extreme ADHD and takes Risperdal 2 mg twice a day and Concerta ER 27mg once a day for him ADHD he also has weak fine motor skills and learning deficits he can only establish eye contact when on the meds. He also has temper tamtrums at least 4 times a day .
Avatar m tn During the past two decades, child psychiatry has already provoked three fads- a tripling of Attention Deficit Disorder, a more than twenty-times increase in Autistic Disorder, and a forty-times increase in childhood Bipolar Disorder. The field should have felt chastened by this sorry track record and should engage itself now in the crucial task of educating practitioners and the public about the difficulty of accurately diagnosing children and the risks of over- medicating them.
Avatar m tn Almost sounds like a kind of atypical autism, to me, and is, quite literally if not medically, a presentation of attention deficit. Be that as it may, the fact that you are able to write about it coherently suggests you can focus pretty well when sufficiently motivated to do so. But let's not get hung up on naming things, here. After all, the names, for the most part, are just mumbo jumbo that tells us what we already know and don't usually tell us what to do about it.
Avatar n tn He is the only child I am working as nurse educator and my husband is working in hotel Being the only child I dont give his extra privilege, but yes, He is diagnosed to have vision deficit problem and takes books very close to eyes and goes close to tv to watch it. this is permitted by pediatric and neuro opthalmologist. I have always noticed that he cant sit for more than few min in one place nor can do one work for more than few min.
Avatar f tn I also knew that my son was so hyper he was hard to get to sleep at night and refused to take naps at daycare so I looked up sleep disorders and sleep deficit and the symptoms it could cause. Sleep deficit can trigger bipolar disorder. (Sleep disorders can be caused by tonsils and adenoids) Specifically a lack of sleep will put a child in a manic state and he will stay there.
198506 tn?1251160515 I decide to water my garden. As I turn on the hose in the driveway, I look over at my car and decide it needs washing. As I start toward the garage, I notice mail on the porch table that I brought up from the mail box earlier. I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car. I lay my car keys on the table, put the junk mail in the garbage can under the table, and notice that the can is full. So, I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the garbage first.
Avatar n tn Being the only child I dont give his extra privilege, . He is diagnosed to have vision deficit problem and takes books very close to eyes and goes close to tv to watch it. this is permitted by pediatric and neuro opthalmologist. I have always noticed that he cant sit for more than few min in one place nor can do one work for more than few min. Even while coloring he doesn't show patience to colour it fully.
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Avatar f tn She diagnosed me with bits a peices of attention deficit disorder before this, but my main problem was depression and anxiety bc a lot of things were just piling up. The meds helped only by taking away my most terrible thoughts. The one things that really worked for me I had to ask for. It's adderall. I am so much stronger now, and I have accomplished so much just because it stabalized my emotions. I am still very forgetful (but know one says anything about it).
Avatar f tn First off Adderall is used to treat narcolepsy and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, it can become addictive. It contains a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. These medications were NOT prescribed for you and it would be wise for you not to take the 4 that you have left and give them back to your friend.
Avatar n tn Do you feel you also have a good ear? Another possibility is that of ADD (Attention deficit disorder). You just can not concentrate on one task for a long time. If you did not have these symptoms earlier, a third possibility that can be considered is that of Depression. There can be a severe loss of cognitive abilities in depression. Where do you think your symptoms fit in?
1168317 tn?1330266437 For almost four decades I've struggled to co-exist with a house full of ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) people I didn't understand. Now my MS brain is showing me what ADD feels like. I can't multi-task anymore and I start something new without a thought for the three (or more) tasks I've already started and abandoned in a day. When I read your question Brady, I flashed back and finally realized how those captions helped me.