Unformatted text preview: of the symptoms. ADHD is chronic and long term, not acquired over a time period. It is also not a situational disorder. Many think that children with ADHD have a acquisition deficit, but it is actually just a production deficit. Approximately 3-5% of our population is diagnosed with one of the three types of ADHD. There are many different types of testing for ADHD. Some tests are to test for the disorder, while others are tests for after diagnosis to continue improving the child’s learning experiences. Medical assessments are first used in order to eliminate other problems or medical issues that may be present. Continuous performance tests are used throughout to see how the child has changed and if they have progressed or regressed. Parents, teachers, and schools also assess the children and provide other helpful information to help with the child’s development....
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- Spring '10
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, deficit hyperactive disorder