- Difficulty paying attention to details and a tendency to make mistakes at school or other activities, producing work that is often messy and careless.
- Easily distracted by irrelevant stimuli and frequently interrupting ongoing tasks to attend to trivial noises or events that are usually ignored by others.
- Inability to sustain attention on tasks or activities..
- Difficulty finishing schoolwork or paperwork or performing tasks that require concentration.
- Disorganized work habits.
- Forgetfulness in daily activities.
- Failure to complete tasks such as homework or chores.
Dr Bruce Perry recently described ADHD with this statement:
"It is best thought of as a description. If you look at how you end up with that label, it is remarkable because any of us at any given time would fit at least a couple of those criteria."
There is a lot of research out there that indicates exercise is a fabulous tool in the regulation of many of those listed 'symptoms'.
EXercise IS Therapy