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What are the Symptoms of ADHD in Children?

Neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism and ADHD can present with behavioural and educational difficulties, and diagnosing these conditions as early as possible can enable early treatment, which can have very encouraging results.

Late diagnosis carries an increased risk of developing mental health illnesses in adolescence and adulthood.

With this in mind, it is important to know the main symptoms of ADHD in children to look out for. 

The main symptoms of the condition include:

  • Daydreaming
  • Forgetfulness 
  • Difficulty sitting still
  • Excessive talking
  • Carelessness
  • Risky Behaviour
  • Disorganisation
  • Having trouble taking turns
  • Having difficulty getting along with others
  • Poor academic performance

According to research, boys are twice more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD when compared to girls, with the age of 7 being the most common time when children are diagnosed with the condition.

If you think that your child may have ADHD, please get in touch with Paediatric Diagnostics today.

We provide Neurodevelopmental specialist assessments for children and young people up to 18 years old, and our team has extensive experience in dealing with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Paediatric Diagnostics can also offer in-depth evaluations of autism and ADHD. All our assessments and tools are in line with the current NHS guidelines.

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