Inattention is one of the major symptoms of ADHD, although it is still greatly misunderstood. Some experts believe that it is “over” attention, rather than inattention. People with ADHD do not have the ability to filter out unwanted stimuli and therefore, they pay attention to everything, rather than being able to focus on one thing. Inattention is also described as being easily distracted.
Inattention and hyperfocus also seem to go hand in hand. Hyperfocus is the ability to focus so...Read more
You think you have ADHD. You have struggled throughout your life with paying attention and focusing. You have a need to be constantly... Read more »
Consistently work with teachers. Create a system of communication that will allow you to know on a daily or weekly basis how your child is doing in... Read more »
Over the years, we have seen specials on television, read books and articles, all on Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity. More often than... Read more »
When a child enters first grade, he/she has his/her first experience with needing to sit still, pay attention for extended periods of time, homework... Read more »
For some adults with ADD/ADHD, the holiday season is a wonderful time. They thrive in the excitement and rush of holiday shopping, parties and events... Read more »