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What signs did you notice if you child has an attention deficit?

In Attention deficit What signs did you notice?  We were told to take our son in to get checked by a doctor just wondering what signs we should be seeing.

 
jem102675

Asked by jem102675 at 5:07 PM on Nov. 22, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Attention Deficit manifests differently in different kids. Some have hyper activity, some don't. Inability to stay focused, easily distracted . Unable to sit still when it is appropriate to do so. Talking non stop, Anger outburtst. Frustration, behavioral issues at home and /or school. It can one one or two of theses...all of theses...or non of these. It's best to let a professional evaluate.

    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 5:11 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Cont'd ..Low self esteem and impulsivity are often found in ADHD kids.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 5:13 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • i agree with the previous post... different things in different kids.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 6:25 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • It means having a hard time staying on task with anything like reading or writing. Being easily distracted, can't pay attention for very long, mind wanders, seems lazy, unfocused. will put things off til later but never want to get to it, tends to not care about things or it doesn't occur to them to do something that is important, I could go on and on but hope this helps
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 4:15 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I wouldn't think every kid would be the same
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 11:44 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • With my son, it was short attention span, hyperactivity, figgity (probably not spelled right). But it's different w/each child.

    NubianQueen78

    Answer by NubianQueen78 at 9:00 AM on Nov. 28, 2010

  • sidesplittinglaughterDefecate means to poop!

    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:09 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

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