ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children likewise the adults. In other words, you can say it's one of the most frequent & most common neurodevelopmental-disorders of childhood. Usually, It is diagnosed first in childhood & lasts into adulthood. During the early school years, boys are more likely to have it than girls. It’s usually spotted when the child begins to have difficulties in paying attention. Symptoms of ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) include inattention (means not being able to have focus), hyperactivity (state of excess movement that is not fitting according to the situation), and impulsivity (hasty acts that occur at the moment without thought).
Spotting ADHD early, plus having a good treatment and education plan, can help a child or adult with ADHD manage their symptoms.
ADHD in Children
When talking about ADHD symptoms, like high-level activities, difficulty in remaining still for long periods of time, and limited attention spans, are common to young children in general. The difference in children with ADHD(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is that their hyperactivity & inattention are noticeably greater than expected for their age and cause distress and/or problems functioning at home, school, or with their friends.