Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental illnesses in children. Parents often find it difficult to bring up kids with ADHD. As it is quite difficult to manage the symptoms of ADHD, parents need to find the right approaches to overcome the “hyperactive” and “out of control” attitude of their children rather than being disheartened by the disorder.
As the symptoms of ADHD are merely seen as the mischievous conduct of children, the disorder remains undiagnosed most of the time. Usually, the warning signs of ADHD in a child are identified during his/her school days. Moreover, there are no single test to determine ADHD. Another major problem is the inability of a child to comprehend various emotions and behavioral changes inflicted by the disorder. This increases the onus of the parents to spend time with their kids suffering from ADHD. Read more