ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a medical condition that affects a toddler’s social and behavioral development. It not only affects its attention but also affects the ability to sit still, and self-control. ADHD affects a child’s overall performance at school, home, and with friends.
What are the signs of ADHD?
In general, almost every child struggles to pay attention, sit properly, listen, or follow directions, but a child with ADHD struggles harder and more often.
Kids with ADHD show the following signs:
What Causes ADHD in a Toddler?
The clear reasons are still not present behind the occurrence of ADHD. Studies say that ADHD is hereditary. Any parent who had this ADHD in their childhood can expect this risk in their child too. However, ADHD is not related to a child’s screen time, poor parenting, or eating too much sugar.
How ADHD is Treated?
The treatment of ADHD usually includes the following:
The signs of ADHD start appearing from the school-going age of the child. However, at the initial age, every child behaves restless, impatient, and impulsive - thus, these things do not always say that a child has ADHD. Be more observant in a child’s activities and his/her behavior. If a child constantly repeats the same attitude for more than 6 months, seek a doctor’s help.#specialneeds #mindfulparenting #boostingchilddevelopment