Author’s note: While working as a child psychologist at the Astrum Multidisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Center , I wrote this short article for the parents of those children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. The article was written for psychoeducational purposes and covered for parents, at times, such a confusing topic as “children’s hyperactivity”. A tireless, inattentive, impatient little child, often called “hyperactive”, he is like a “perpetual motion machine” or “Yule”, over and over again bringing parents to tears and frenzy, teachers and educators to irritation, anger and a sense of his own helplessness … Is he Is hyperactivity… Read More
Neurocorrection of a child with hyperactivity
“Flowers are the children of the plant kingdom, children are the flowers of the human kingdom.” Every parent wants the best for their child. But what if something went wrong. For example, a child is inattentive, restless, often distracted, problems with behavior, with motor skills, with memory, with speech, quickly gets tired or rushes around like a wind-up, etc. You can learn languages as much as you want, go to sports clubs, hire a bunch of tutors, but you won’t achieve the desired effect. Or the second option, which can sometimes even be heard from a doctor, the notorious “it… Read More
Causes and Risk Factors for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADHD)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common disease, which is studied by both doctors and psychologists and educators. Manifestations in children are quite bright, these are extreme mobility, inattention, impulsivity and others that cause parents a lot of trouble. According to epidemiological studies, 4-12% of school-age children suffer from hyperactivity, according to other data, it ranges from 2.0 to 18.0%. The indicator has a wide range of values, since the assessment involves the subjectivity of diagnostic criteria, the opinion of parents, doctors and even teachers is taken into account, and the child’s behavior may change depending on the situation. It… Read More
ADHD (hyperactivity) – a sentence, or just a feature of the child?
Working for a long time with preschool children, I came to the disappointing conclusion that few parents know how ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) manifests itself in children and what it is in general. At the mere mention of ADHD, parents start to panic. Although there is nothing to panic about. This is not a terrible mental illness! Although, yes, the diagnosis is made by a psychiatrist or a neurologist. Then what is it? Today I will briefly tell you about it. To begin with, let’s make it clear for ourselves that doctors characterize ADHD as one of the manifestations… Read More