9 Signs of ADHD in Children


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Attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) is a disorder that typically appears in early childhood. ADHD can affect your child’s ability to learn and get along with their peers.

The first step to addressing concerns is to recognize the signs of ADHD. Here are nine common signs children with ADHD exhibit. It is important to remember that all children will display some of these behaviors from time to time, however, if your child regularly displays signs of ADHD it is important to speak with a medical professional.

1. Self-Centered

Children with ADHD are not necessarily more self-centered than other children, but the characteristics of ADHD may give the appearance that they are more selfish than others. Often a child with ADHD will interrupt other people when talking or have trouble waiting their turn while playing games or while participating in group activities.