Practically all young children have instances when their behavior veers out of hand. They may speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, will not wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they might drift as though in a daydream, failing continually to pay attention or finish whatever they start.
However, for a few children, most of these behaviors are more than an problem that is occasional. Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have behavior problems that are incredibly frequent and/or severe that they interfere making use of their power to live lives that are normal. These children often have trouble getting along side siblings and other children at school, at home, and in other settings. Those people who have trouble attention that is paying have trouble learning. (mais…)