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Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder starting in childhood; as such, and contrary to common belief, it is not the result of poor parenting. ADHD causes a number of behaviors that make it difficult for a child to follow instructions or to control their impulsive behavior….


Why It’s Important to Make Simple Changes at Home

At a Glance What happens at home can be a big help with learning and attention issues. Small changes in daily routines can help your child feel more prepared and confident at school. Many of these changes can be made without expensive equipment or extensive training. If your child is…


Tips to help improve the learning environment of the class

Have the student sit close to the teacher. Surround the ADHD student with good students to serve as positive role models. Put extra materials away to minimize distractions. Enhance listening skills by maintaining good eye contact before giving instructions, placing a hand on the student’s shoulder, and making instructions clear…


Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly seen developmental disorder, with significant impacts on the child’s social, psychological, and scholastic functioning. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of ADHD in female primary schoolchildren. DESIGN AND SETTING:A cross-sectional study conducted…


Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder in school-aged children in Saudi Arabia

The current study was designed to explore the prevalence of attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in primary schools in Saudi Arabia. The study collected data from both teachers and parents for 708 primary school pupils attending grades 1-3 (7-9 years old), using DSM-IV criteria of ADHD. The result showed that the…


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among male primary school children in Dammam, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and associated factors

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders that develop in children and becomes apparent in the preschool and early school years. Several family and maternal-related factors were shown to be associated with ADHD. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence…

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