Does your child or adolescent struggle with inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. People with ADHD may be disorganized, inconsistent in their performance, and may have difficulty sustaining relationships.
What are some symptoms of inattention?
difficulty paying close attention to details or making careless mistakes
difficulty sustaining attention
does not seem to listen
does not follow through
has difficulty organizing tasks and activities
avoids or dislikes tasks that require sustained mental effort
What are some symptoms of hyperactivity?
fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat
runs about or climbs excessively
difficulty playing quietly
“on the go” or “driven by a motor”
What are some symptoms of impulsivity?
blurts out answers
difficulty awaiting turn
Treatment for children and adolescents with ADHD in Philadelphia:
Dr. Braunstein offers supportive, evidence-based therapy for children and adolescents with ADHD, tailored to their specific needs and preferences. Contact Dr. Braunstein to schedule an initial visit at her office in Center City Philadelphia.
Helpful external resources for ADHD: