ADHD Theme Music
Most people think of ADHD as simply the inability to "sit still".
Actually ADHD is a lot more complicated than that.
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
#2 Autumn Breeze - demo
#3 Flight Of The Bumble Bee
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"
- Impulsivity Symptoms -
Blurts out answers before questions have been completed
Has difficulty awaiting turn
Interrupts or intrudes on others (butts into conversations or games)