ENG-105 Commentary Final Draft.docx - Ansley 1 Valerie Ansley ENG-105 Russell Tiedt ADHD in Children and Its Effects in Schooling According to Promoting

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Ansley 1 Valerie Ansley ENG-105 January 31, 2019 Russell Tiedt ADHD in Children and Its Effects in Schooling According to Promoting Family and School Success for Children With ADHD: Strengthening Relationships While Building Skills, ADHD affects almost 3% to 10% of children in the United States (Mautone et al. 2011). The first thing that comes to mind when someone says their child has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is that the child must run amok and be impossible to control with their excessive energy and sometimes annoying over-talkativeness. Another thing that springs to mind is, “How do that child’s grades fare?” Many people jump to the conclusion that children with ADHD have a hard time in school, but not just with grades. School is somewhere that children go to absorb the knowledge to carry them on through their childhood, but also where they form friendships to shape their social lives. In the cases of children with ADHD, these tasks can become almost impossible, which can make children feel confused and misunderstood as they are not like others. ADHD can impact a child’s schooling by affecting their grades, disciplinary record, and social capabilities. Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder usually display problems in their grades and test scores. This is because some of the symptoms of ADHD include having difficulty paying attention and daydreaming (CDC 2018). This can be controlled with medication such as Adderall and Ritalin. These are some of the medications that Doctor Michael Anderson
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