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ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (A.D.H.D.)
This is the most commonly diagnosed disturbance to learning in children of kindergarten and pre-school age.
A.D.H.D. is a disorder characterized by three symptoms:
- Hyperactivity Children are fidgety, always in motion on
- Distractibility Difficulty in blocking out unnecessary stimuli
- Impulsivity absence of the look before you leap habit – children are accident-prone, given to poor judgement and unnecessarily talkative. It is very often related to Learning Disabilities.
Causes of Hyperactivity
Current research suggests that A.D.H.D. is due to a deficiency in a specific neuro-transmitter in the lower area of the brain.A hyperactive child is unable to filter out unnecessary external stimuli, is unable to prioritize stimuli and deal with one stimulus at a time, while compartmentalizing the others. volunteer With us to serve such children with special needs.