Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by Mind Map: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

1. Characteristics

1.1. Inattention

1.1.1. Fails to pay close attention to details, which leads to careless mistakes.

1.1.2. Does not seem to listen when being directly spoken to.

1.1.3. Fails to complete tasks.

1.1.4. Has a hard time keeping their attention focused on a task or while playing.

1.2. Hyperactivity

1.2.1. Fidgets or squirms; Not able to sit still.

1.2.2. Excessive Talking.

1.2.3. Unable to remain seated for long periods of time.

1.3. Impulsivity

1.3.1. Blurts out answers.

1.3.2. Interrupts others/bitts into others conversations.

1.3.3. Acts without thinking; Impatient.

2. Instructional Modifications

2.1. Repeating instructions or assignments several times

2.2. Simplifying instructions

2.3. Giving directions in multiple ways

3. Medication

3.1. Adderall

3.2. Focalin

3.3. Ritalin

3.4. Dexedrine

3.5. Concerta

3.6. Vyvanse

3.7. Strattera

4. Treatment

4.1. Behavior therapy

4.2. Parent training

4.3. Skills training

4.4. Counseling