ADD or ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are neurobiological conditions characterized by difficulty with attention, concentration, physical activity, distractibility, and impulsivity.

These children may not pay attention to tasks or complete tasks. They may miss details and lack organization in tasks. The children with ADD may be easily distractible. Those with hyperactivity may have difficulty sitting still in school in their seat. They may fidget, wiggle, and squirm. Some children are quite impulsive finding it difficult to wait their turn. They may blurt out answers and interrupt others. These children may have other specific learning disabilities. Some children may have learning disabilities in the area of language.