ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. ADHD cab also be defined as a complex mental disorder that is characterised by problems of paying attention, excessive activity or difficulty in controlling the behaviour that is not appropriate for a person’s age. ADHD is a condition that mostly affects kids at an early age.
ADHD patients also have a problem of keeping their emotions all together such that they can just burst into anger or delightfulness at inappropriate times. Children with ADHD always have a difficulty engaging in clam leisure activities because they can’t stand still.
There are various ways on how to deal with patients with ADHD and that is what we will discuss in this article. As said earlier, patients with ADHD have a problem of keeping track of things and activities and one way to deal with that is by making use of the calendar.
Coming up with a structure or a habit that you can follow on a regular basis can also help; make a habit of taking notes whenever you are in class or you are listening from someone so that it can boost your attention. Another way to deal with disorganisation of papers to avoid the use of papers in your work or minimise the number of papers you use by opting to the use of electronic gadgets such as computers, tablets and phones and also requesting for electronic gadgets statements and bills instead of paperwork.
The parent is required to have the energy, patience, affection for the kid in order to be able to help the child.
One of the things you should completely avoid is discouraging the child when you realize they have an unusual problem; you should instead encourage them by telling them good and positive things about the problem they are having or encountering.
It is also advisable that you also learn to ignore the mild disruptive behaviours of the kid because there has to be in one way or the other, a way, that the kid has to release his or her confined energy; if the kid does it intentionally, in an abusive way or deliberately disrupts other you should urge the kid not to do so or even punish him or her if need be.
If the kid comes home with assignments and forgets about them you should be the one to take the responsibility of ensuring they do the assignments in time and also help them with the assignments; in times when your encouragement does not seem to work to help you can also go for professional help and counselling from therapists and other specialist so that they can help you to manage your stress, pressure and anxiety and that of the kid.