Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a development disorder that typically begins early in life. Children and adults with ADHD can exhibit different behavioural traits. However, the most common trait in Children is difficulty in concentration, restlessness, forgetfulness and hyperactivity. In children and adults this may affect them in their relationships, home life, school or workplace.
Children and adults diagnosed is ever increasing for multiple reasons. It is estimated that around 6-7% of children are diagnosed with ADHD. Typically the symptoms of ADHD improve as the child gets older. However, a large portion will still exhibit traits of ADHD in their adult life. Many adults with ADHD have never been diagnosed.
Many people focus on the difficulties of ADHD, but it is important to remember the many abilities and the personality traits of the person. Often those with ADHD exhibit bright, high energy personalities, they can be highly driven and can at times become great leaders and innovators.
Many parents are confused if their child is exhibited behaviour of ADHD or normal behavioural problems. The key is early intervention through psychology assessment and treatment as early as possible to support the childs neurodevelopment.
Our Psychologists are highly trained and experienced in the area of ADHD diagnosis and psychological intervention.
We would be humbled to help you. You do not need a referral from your doctor to see our Practitioners, however, doing so may attract a medicare rebate.
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