Understanding Attention-Deficit Disorders



This lesson discusses attention-deficit disorders. It identifies the causes, risk factors, signs, and symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as methods used for diagnosis and treatment. Strategies for coping with the disorders are also discussed.


DEFINE attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

RECALL the risk factors and causes of ADHD.

IDENTIFY signs and symptoms of ADHD.

RECALL methods used to diagnose ADHD.

RECALL treatment methods for ADHD.

IDENTIFY strategies used in coping with attention deficit disorders.