Attentional Difficulties (ADD)

According to NAMI it is estimated that around 9% of children and 4% of adults are diagnosed with having an attentional difficulty

Attentional difficulties are a combination of persistent problems such as difficulty sustaining attention, impulsive behaviors, and being extremely active.

Common Symptoms

  • Having trouble staying focused on tasks
  • Appearing not to listen, even when spoken to directly
  • Having difficulty following through on instructions
  • Having trouble organizing tasks and activities
  • Avoiding or disliking tasks that require focused mental effort
  • Being easily distracted
  • Have difficulty staying seating in the classroom or other situations
  • Being on the go an in constant motion
  • Having trouble playing or doing an activity quietly
  • Talking too much
  • Having difficulty waiting your turn
  • Interrupt other’s conversations, games, or activities
  • These symptoms negatively affect school, home life, or relationships in more than one setting such as at school and at home

Treatment at CARE

  • Talk about issues that are bothering you and help process the emotions
  • Explore negative behavioral patterns
  • Learn ways to deal with your symptoms
  • Teach parents how to develop ways to better understand and guide your child’s behavior
  • Family Therapy
  • Social skills training: learn appropriate social behaviors

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