neuroAgility’s ADHD Checklist

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

ADHD Check­list

Is there someone in your family who:

  • Has trouble sustaining atten­tion in work or play
  • Ignores details; makes care­less mistakes
  • Does not follow through on instruc­tions; often doesn’t finish a task
  • Has diffi­culty orga­nizing tasks and activ­i­ties
  • Loses things often
  • Is distracted by extra­neous noise
  • Avoids activ­i­ties that require a sustained mental effort
  • Is forgetful in daily activ­i­ties
  • Fidgets or squirms
  • Often has to get up from seat
  • Talks exces­sively
  • Blurts out answers before ques­tions have been completed
  • Has diffi­culty waiting his/her turn
  • Has had a spouse or signif­i­cant other point out a lack of concen­tra­tion, focus or ability to follow through
  • Has had a teacher point out the indi­vidual isn’t able to stay focused in class

Above are char­ac­ter­is­tics frequently present in people with ADHD. If you have checked several of these boxes, consider consulting your health profes­sional or giving neuroAgility a call.

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