Assess Your Symptoms

ADHD symptoms in children often include troubles in school, such as acting out in class or simply being inattentive. This can create serious problems in an education setting if not properly addressed. 

Unfortunately, ADHD can be difficult to diagnose, and many children who suffer from the condition are labeled simply as troublemakers, problem children, or, even worse, stupid or lazy.  ADHD is, however, a real and serious condition, not a means of explaining away behavioral problems. Learn more about the symptoms of the condition through the following articles. 

Important Information on ADHD Symptoms

Identifying Your Triggers

Common triggers for ADHD symptoms include stress, lack of sleep, certain foods and additives, over-stimulation, and technology. Learn how to identify yours.

Recognizing Symptoms and Getting Help

Learn about common ADHD symptoms in children and adults, such as hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and depression, and find out how to get help.

Misdiagnosis: Conditions that Mimic ADHD

Some conditions are commonly misdiagnosed as ADHD, including bipolar, autism, low blood sugar, sensory processing disorders, and hearing problems.

ADHD and Hyperfocus

Hyperfocus is a deep and intense concentration in people with ADHD. Learn about its benefits and how to cope with this symptom of ADHD.

Diagnosing ADHD

Learn how to recognize ADHD symptoms in your child, other causes of these symptoms, and how diagnostic tests and specialist assessments are used to diagnose the condition.

Conners Scale for Assessing ADHD

A Conners test helps a doctor gain a full understanding of your child's behaviors and habits. Learn about the test and how it's used.


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