Children with ADHD may have the following symptoms:

  • Struggle to pay attention
  • Distract easily
  • Move or fidget constantly
  • Talk too much, blurt out answers and interrupt often
  • Play loudly and struggle to play quietly when asked
  • Act impulsively
  • Forget instructions
  • Lose things easily
  • Daydream
  • Struggle with waiting their turn
  • Sleep poorly
  • Have trouble with transitions (e.g. getting ready in the morning, switching from one academic subject to the next)
  • Suffer from poor self-esteem
  • Experience academic difficulties with school work and homework

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