Coping With An ADHD Child Phone In

Hear Celebrity Radio’s insight into Coping With An ADHD Child Phone In…..

Alex Belfield attracts the most real, honest and fascinating callers to his radio show.

Hear a mothers story dealing with her 12 year old son who has ADHD.

This lady has lost 4 stone, is on anti-depressants, is having sleepless nights and “Can’t take anymore”.

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‘Pushed to the edge’…..

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

Common symptoms of ADHD include:

  • a short attention span or being easily distracted
  • restlessness, constant fidgeting or overactivity
  • being impulsive

ADHD can occur in people of any intellectual ability, although it is more common in people with learning difficulties. People with ADHD may also have additional problems, such as sleep and anxiety disorders.

Symptoms of ADHD tend to be first noticed at an early age, and may become more noticeable when a child’s circumstances change, such as when they start school. Most cases are diagnosed in children between the ages of 6 and 12.

The symptoms of ADHD usually improve with age, but many adults who are diagnosed with the condition at a young age will continue to experience problems.

Recorded 2002 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio.