Most people think of ADHD as simply the inability to "sit still". Actually ADHD is a bit more complicated than that.

ADHD Theme Music

Most people think of ADHD as simply the inability to "sit still".
Actually ADHD is a lot more complicated than that.

                  

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Listen to the 3 music pieces below sequentially.  With help, what seems at first to be complicated becomes more understandable.  So too with AHDH.  With a little time and understanding, you can recognize and even appreciate the amplified emotions of those living with ADHD.

 

#1  Autumn Breeze 
Khoa Tran

 

#2  Autumn Breeze - demo
Khoa Tran

 

       My So'n Temple Ruins

                  Khoa Tran
Khoa Tran is a graphic designer and 
creator of  PianoShortcuts

 

 

 

#3   Flight Of The Bumble Bee
Rimsky-Korsakov

 


Dr. Sheldon Horowitz   -  National Center For Learning Disabilities

Keep in mind that ADD/ADHD has nothing to do with intelligence or talent.  Many children with ADD/ADHD are intellectually or artistically gifted.

Challenges presented by ADHD :

  • Inattentive Symptoms -

Fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork

Has difficulty keeping attention during tasks or play

Does not seem to listen when spoken to directly

Does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork or chores and tasks

Has problems organizing tasks and activities

Avoids or dislikes tasks that require sustained mental effort (such as schoolwork)

Often loses toys, assignments, pencils, books, or tools needed for tasks or activities

Is easily distracted / Is often forgetful in daily activities

  • Hyperactivity Symptoms -

Fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat

Leaves seat when remaining seated is expected

Runs about or climbs in inappropriate situations

Has problems playing or working quietly

Is often "on the go," acts as if "driven by a motor"

Talks excessively

  • Impulsivity Symptoms -

Blurts out answers before questions have been completed

Has difficulty awaiting turn

Interrupts or intrudes on others (butts into conversations or games)