Questions asked about attention deficit hyper-activity disorder

Awareness on Attention Deficit and Hyper-Activity Disorder (ADHD) is steadily receiving attention among parents in this country. Below are some questions asked by parents about ADHD:

Learners with ADHD are said to have a tendency of performing poorly academically because they are consistently hyperactive and inattentive in their schoolwork. Could their lack of interest be due to inappropriate teaching methods?

ANSWER: It is important to note that children with ADHD have high energy levels. In fact, it can be difficult to reach out to learners with ADHD when their energy levels exceed what classroom-based activities can usually accommodate, the exact reason they are diagnosed with this disorder.

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