ADHD: how to live with the restless?
This baby is in almost every class, complaining of them crowded every forum for parents: Tyranny mother plagues teachers, terrorizing classmates. Always on the move, his hands and feet “as the hinges,” is distracted in class, “loses” the letter writing. But do not throw a stone in the garden of the parents who are unable to reason with a child of pedagogy: a child with ADHD (and sounds like that this diagnosis) they care about. Question, without which today can not do any forum for parents: where do the hyperactive children, and that they actually do.
Hyperactive boys almost 10 times more than the “activists” in a skirt. German neuropsychiatrist, who first described the problem of hyperactivity, called a child with the syndrome Fidget Phil. Usually ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is determined at the school – seven-year Phil is not ready to learn, his attention “flickers”: after the 5-15minutnymi periods of concentration should be 3-10minutny timeout: Phil looks out the window or talking down – his brain took a breather before the next storm. Phil worn by knocking angles, losing things, talking incessantly, jumping from one thing to another, throwing the job unfinished, grimaces, makes compulsive movements. About 40% of hyperactive children are incontinent of urine, and almost 70% have sleep disorders fidgets. They make impulsive and reckless behavior – the lion’s share of young offenders suffer from ADHD.
Giperaktivnst laid still in the womb, it promotes hypoxia, Rh factor and the mother of the child, complications in childbirth, some medicines. ADHD can “buy” after meningitis or encephalitis. Hyperactivity disorder affects children of alcoholics, it is often seen in single-parent or dysfunctional families.
How to win
Professionals able to diagnose ADHD, very little: the line between going wild temperament and disease very thin. Usually requires consultation of the neurologist and psychologist, talks with parents and teachers. But the general advice that will be useful and cheerful choleric, and patients with ADHD can give and forum for parents. They are as follows:
Move on! Excess energy to throw out – long walking, jogging, skiing, swimming, cycling, and all of this to the bone. But the contests and competitions unprofitable.
Relax! Teach your child relaxation – relaxing to the sounds of nature, autogenic training, yoga, meditation (for those who are older) snizhet disinhibition.
Create conditions! If possible, move further out “zinger” in a separate room with the predominant color of the walls, toys and a minimum of distractions. Such a child needs a solid mode, the parents must be consistent and firm in his actions. Do not pay attention to the failures, love your razor wire for who he is and praise for every achievement. No matter how difficult it is to raise “Shiloh”, then it is of hyperactive children grow business leaders capable of rapid decision-making. Help your child become successful!