What are attentional difficulties?
A combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, impulsive behavior, and being extremely active
What are some 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 seated in the classroom or in other situations
Being on the go and in constant motion
Have trouble playing or doing an activity quietly
Talking too much
Have difficulty waiting your turn
Interrupt others’ conversations, games or activities
These symptoms negatively affect school, home life or relationships in more than one setting, such as at home and at school
How are attentional difficulties treated at CARE?
Talk about issues that are bothering you and 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
Social skills training – learn appropriate social behaviors.
CARE’s Clinicians are In-Network with a variety of providers:
- – Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- – PreferredOne
- – Health Partners
- – Medical Assistance
- – UCare
- – Cigna
- – Additionally, Out of Network & Out of Pocket options are available.
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