ADHD Notecards - 1 Can you imagine living a life where you...

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1 Can you imagine living a life where you struggle each day to concentrate on simple everyday jobs? How about being sent to the corner as punishment because you tend to act on your own instincts without thinking things through? What if you couldn’t control any of these actions? That is what kids with ADHD go through everyday.
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2 Meds can help control – constant struggle. I have personally struggled for almost 13 years of my life with ADHD.
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3 BODY What is ADHD? What is stands for. Neurological behavior disorder – hard to control behavior – attention o Lack of neurotransmitters where attn is controlled.
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4 o Decreased ability to control behavior. o Trouble focusing o May seem ‘wired’ o Act on impulse National Institute of Mental Health says: o 2 millions (3-5%) in U.S.
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5 o In a class of 25-30 – at least 1 kid Causes of ADHD Environment o Prior to birth – smoke/drink preg o Exposed to lead at younger age Brain Injury
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o Early theory showed signs o
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