Santa Clarita In Home Tutoring offers the one-on-one program specialized for each student’s specific needs to help your student with ADHD build confidence, stay focused, and remain on track.
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a common neurological condition that often presents itself in childhood and continues into adulthood. The three main indicators of ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. A child with ADHD will often struggle to pay attention, remain focused, follow directions, sit still, or think before acting. Some people with ADHD have trouble mainly with focus. This is also known as ADD.
- ADHD can also impact other skills, including managing emotions. ADHD presents a cluster of difficulties that involve the self management system of the brain known as “Executive Function”. This creates challenges in many areas of life, from school to work to everyday living. For example, people with ADHD often struggle to get organized, follow directions, and manage their emotions.
- There is no particular test that can diagnose ADHD. ADHD can be diagnosed by a health care professional with a strong understanding of the condition. Typically, a well conducted series of interviews with the child, a parent, and teachers can lead to a diagnosis and treatment plan. This means that children with ADHD may be able to get an Individualized Education Program ( IEP). However, to qualify for an IEP, a child’s ADHD has to significantly affect learning or school performance.
- While many children exhibit come degree of impatience or inattention, a child who consistently exhibits all or most of these behaviors likely suffers from ADHD. If left untreated, ADHD often prevents children from developing organization, social and time-management skills leading to further issues in adulthood.