ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

How is ADHD diagnosed? What can you do if you believe your child has been misdiagnosed with ADHD? Learn more about the symptoms of ADHD in children and adults, how the disorder is diagnosed including information on misdiagnosis.

ADHD Every Day: An ADHD Case Study

If my son were to be enrolled in an ADHD case study, it would be for one where participants are not taking an ADHD medication. I’m going to be watching, encouraging, reminding and pushing him for longer than I did his big brother. Every day is a new learning experience.

Seeing the Signs of ADD in Boys

Parents often notice personality and behavior changes in their boys between the ages of 5 and 16 years old. Some of these changes are normal development while others can be signs of ADD. Read on to find out about the most common signs of add in boys that fall into this age range category.

The Symptoms of ADHD in Young Adults

Are the symptoms of ADHD in young adults the same as or different from the symptoms observed in a child? The young adult has college, family and work to deal with, along with figuring out how to interact with others in a way that benefits everybody. This may not always be easy.

Doctor, Do I Have ADHD?

“Do I have ADHD?” If you find it hard to concentrate, are hyper and easily distracted you may well be asking yourself this question. Gain further insight into what may be troubling you with our ADHD checklist.

Common Symptoms of ADHD

Sorting through the most common symptoms of ADHD to familiarize yourself with the disorder does not have to be a difficult or time consuming process. Read on to see a list of the most common symptoms of ADHD.

Attention Deficit Disorder in Girls

While there is a commonly accepted list of symptoms for attention deficit disorder, girls with ADHD tend to present slightly different than boys. This article addresses the particular symptoms and most effective treatment options for girls with ADHD.

What are the Symptoms of Adolescent ADD and ADHD?

Some symptoms of adolescent ADD and ADHD do not actually differ all that much from how most teenagers act. One way of spotting ADD and ADHD problems in teens is for parents and teachers to pay close attention to those adolescents who seem to be showing attention deficit behaviors persistently.