ADHD fidgeting – excessive, persistent, and disruptive fidgeting behavior – can be difficult to assess. This is because it can also be a habit that is just dependent on a particular situation and nothing to do with a disorder. How can we tell the difference?
Diagnosing childhood disorders like ADHD is hard enough without the confusion brought about by wrong assumptions and misinterpretations of the disorder. In this article, we share some of the ways in which ADHD can be misdiagnosed and clear up confusing notions about the disorder.