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Executive Function

Executive Function can been equated to the conductor of the orchestra who decides what music to play and when and how—and who makes the musicians perform well together as an orchestra. Deficits in executive function are a key element of ADHD. These deficits lead to delays in independent functioning, so…

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Gender Differences

About three times as many boys have ADHD than girls. Part of the difference may be attributed to referral bias related to symptoms of disruptive behaviour since boys typically have more hyperactive/impulsive symptoms and more conduct and oppositional symptoms than girls. Why Attention Deficits in Girls Go Unnoticed The primary…

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Symptoms

The Symptoms of Attention Deficit: Having difficulty concentrating and accomplishing set tasks. Seeming to not listen when called. Being angered easily. Being forgetful, especially surrounding daily life. Acting as if in another world. E.g.: Not knowing where his classmate stopped when asked to read in class. Having problems following instructions…