Month: June 2022

Hyperactive child (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a diagnosis that is increasingly found in the medical records of modern children. A hyperactive child is difficult to adapt in society, does not absorb information well, starts talking late, and at school is characterized by restlessness and low academic performance. Risk factors. Manifestations of ADHD in a child in early childhood are the result of many factors. Among them: ◾ ️heredity; ◾ ️ heavy or premature birth; ◾ ️ endocrine diseases of the mother; ◾ ️ intrauterine infection of the fetus; ◾ ️bad habits of the mother and poor environmental conditions (including the… Read More

Hyperactive child and sports

I want to clarify right away that we will not just talk about “nimble” children, but about those for whom hyperactivity is indeed a medical problem, a diagnosis established by a doctor. It is now believed that the basis of hyperactivity is the so-called minimal brain dysfunction. Among the main manifestations of hyperactivity are usually impulsiveness, increased motor activity, which is often also accompanied by a deficit in the development of attention. Such a child can move, run and jump almost non-stop; sitting in one place is an impossible task for him. It is difficult for a hyperactive child to… Read More

How can a teacher approach a hyperactive child?

The responsibility for the mood in which the child comes to school lies, first of all, with the parents. If a hyperactive child was shouted at at home or he spent the day watching TV, slept little, attended school irregularly, then this will undoubtedly affect his behavior in the classroom and the learning process in the form of tantrums and refusal to study. However, this does not mean that teachers should give up on such a child, saying, “if the parents can’t, then we are even more so.” 8 ways to make it easier for educators to interact with a… Read More

How can parents calm a hyperactive child?

Often, parents and teachers consider hyperactive just an active child who is spinning in the classroom, noisy and restless. What signs will help identify a truly hyperactive child? Almost always, hyperactivity is accompanied by mental retardation (it is difficult for a child to master the educational program of his age, therefore, basically, such children study according to an adapted basic educational program (AEP) for children with mental retardation (at least until the end of primary school (grades 1-4) The intellect of such a child may be much higher than the intellect of his peers, but in certain, narrow areas.For example,… Read More

Hyperactivity syndrome – the conclusion of specialists or the use of a buzzword by all and sundry

Once again I hear: “We were told that the child has hyperactivity. I read on the Internet – horror! Help, what should we do!?” Throughout my work in kindergarten, then in private practice, I have repeatedly encountered incorrect use of the concept of “hyperactivity”. Each “superficial” specialist likes to use unfamiliar, foreign words, thereby raising his authority and self-esteem. But the word “not a sparrow” will fly out and may turn into a completely different side to you. So it was at the pedagogical council, when the deputy head used this term for no reason. In response, I received an… Read More