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Doctor and Patient



Consider the context of what is appropriate for the age of your child. How would you rate your child’s behaviors in the following areas over the past 6 months:

No (Never or occasionally) / Yes (often or Very Often)

  1. Does not pay attention to details or makes careless mistakes with, for example, homework

  2. Has difficulty keeping attention to what needs to be done

  3. Does not seem to listen when spoken to directly

  4. Does not follow through when given directions and fails to finish activities

  5. Has difficulty organizing tasks and activities

  6. Avoids, dislikes, or does not want to start tasks that require ongoing mental effort

  7. Loses things necessary for tasks or activities

  8. Is easily distracted by noises or other stimuli

  9. Is forgetful in daily activities

  10. Fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat

  11. Leaves seat when remaining seated is expected

  12. Runs about or climbs too much when remaining seated is expected

  13. Has difficulty playing or beginning quiet play activities

  14. Is “on the go” or often acts as if “driven by a motor”

  15. Talks too much

  16. Blurts out answers before questions have been completed

  17. Has difficulty waiting his or her turn

  18. Interrupts or intrudes in on others’ conversations and/or activities

  • If your kid has scored 5 or more “Yes” from Question 1 to 9, he / she might be having attention difficulty.

  • If your kid has scored 5 or more “Yes” from Question 10 to 18, he / she might be having hyperactivity problem.

  • In both cases, it would be recommended to bring to kid to have early assessment.

What is Attention Deficit Disorder/ Hyperactivity(ADHD) ?

According to DSM V diagnostic criteria, Attention Deficit Disorder/ Hyperactivity (ADHD), symptoms of ADHD include inattention symptoms and hyperactivity. The symptoms should have been observed for at least 6 months and noticed before the age of 12, across at least 2 different settings (such as home and school). The symptoms may affect school, work and social functioning

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