ADHD Guide

What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder which means it is associated with the development and functioning of the brain.

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD

A Psychological assessment is the best way to know if your child has ADHD. It will give you a diagnosis and clarity about whether your child has ADHD or not.

Types and causes of ADHD

Types and causes of ADHD

The cause of ADHD is not clearly defined. However, based on the current evidence based research, the possible causes could be:

Screening and Assessment of ADHD

Screening and Assessment of ADHD

A typical assessment of a child with ADHD begins with a parental interview to obtain information about the family history, medial history, and educational history of the child.

Treatment for ADHD

Treatment for ADHD

Should medication be mentioned?
Based on the requirement of the child, the child psychiatrist/ neurologist may prescribe medication. The medications help with regulation of the neurotransmitters in case of imbalance. Medication for ADHD must not be taken without a doctor's prescription.

Some activities for children with ADHD

Some activities for children with ADHD

Visual schedule to follow a routine at home: This is a great way to organize your child’s schedule.