Attention deficit disorder is actually a condition where the person may have some difficulty focusing his or her attention. This is not done voluntarily and the person with this condition can not help it.
There is a difference between attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Many people used to think that both are the same disorder but recent studies have shown that there are large differences between individual who suffer from attention deficit disorder and the latter disorder. Basically, both disorders have the inattention but the hyperactivity is missing from the attention deficit disorder.
The symptoms of attention deficit disorder may seem quite normal for some
children or may occur to people at some point in their lives. This actually
makes the disorder a bit difficult to diagnose or be brought to the attention of
specialists. Not all of the characteristics or symptoms may manifest in some
people and in others more symptoms may occur.
Although, this disorder is commonly labeled as a childhood disorder, there are also some adults who suffer from this. Attention deficit disorder may be low key in some people and easily recognizable in others. There are adults who have come to manage and control this disorder on their own, especially when the degree of their disorder is easy to control.
Children with attention deficit disorder may be easier to spot or recognize and parents can take steps to manage and control this disorder. Some may even be diagnosed wrongly just by manifesting some of the symptoms and characteristics of attention deficit disorder. Some of the symptoms may be caused by lack of sleep or stress.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment may be a combination of psychological therapies, medication and lifestyle changes
ADD Symptoms - Attention deficit disorder symptoms are different in boys and girls, and girls tend to be inattentive, whereas boys tend to be hyperactive
ADD Test - ADD test for children are very comprehensive in most cases
ADD Treatment - The most common type of attention deficit disorder treatment is in the form of medication
ADD Medication - Attention deficit disorder could give children the tools to really see past their immediate emotions and feelings so that they can make friends and succeed in life
Copyright © www.sensory-processing-disorder.com