ADHD

Your ADHD Guide

ADHD is a neurological syndrome, found in children as well as adults. Common ADHD symptoms include poor concentration and organisational skills, easy distractibility, low tolerance for frustration or boredom, a greater tendency to say or do whatever comes to mind (impulsiveness) and a predilection for situations with high intensity. The name Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder reflects the importance of the inattention/distraction aspect of the disorder as well as the hyperactivity/impulsivity aspect. ADHD diagnosis often occurs in early childhood, unless it is caused by some type of brain injury later in life.

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Delia Strondl is a Registered Career Counsellor focusing on both school readiness and career counselling. She achieved her honours in Psychology and completed a career counselling internship. Since then, she has been working with children with a variety of learning difficulties including ADHD and Cerebral Palsy. Read more obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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