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How a Parent and Teacher Can Associate To Help the Child Manage Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder.

"Lack of Focus or Attention deficiency" is one of the biggest issues that most parents experience when it comes to learning problems. On the other hand, it also is the most commonly misdiagnosed issue. An attention deficiency that might actually be an issue is Attention Deficit and yperacti!ity Disorder "AD D#. AD D or "referred in the $%D&'( as similar to hyperkinetic disorder# is a disorder that is obser!ed in children between age of ) to '*. AD D is a common beha!ioral disorder that affects an estimated +, to '(, of school&age children. -oys are about three times more likely to be diagnosed with AD D than girls are likely to be diagnosed with it. .arenting has nothing to do with Attention Deficit and yperacti!ity Disorder and it is !ery much manageable. $n case your family doctor, or his pediatrician, or neurologists diagnose him for AD D, you must help him/her manage it successfully. e will need medication along with beha!ior management. Parent Teacher Alliance 0he lack of focus can affect all aspects of life. $t is a serious issue and must be deal with sincerity. As the child spends a good amount of time at school, it is ad!isable to talk to his teachers regarding his beha!ior. An amicable and regular communication can help both the parent as well as the teacher to benefit from each other1s obser!ations and expertise. 0hey can share their perspecti!es, expertise, as well as obser!ations. Finally, the association of parent and teacher works best to benefit the child and help him manage his focus attenti!ely. What are the points that you should discuss with his teacher? As a parent, in order to help your child, you should communicate to his teacher with serenity and openness. .arents often tend to either be shy or refuse to accept other1s opinion about their child. 0o begin with preparing a 23hat to Look out for4 list and enlisting the same for his teachers obser!ation can be of good help. 5nsure that you share information about other issues such as memory or language issues. AD D often tends to mask other learning problems such as dyslexia.

6ake a conscious effort to find out areas of his interest. 6ark the acti!ity that he tends to in!ol!e in more and likes to remain engrossed. $t is possible that in his present schedule or list of acti!ities there is nothing that you find him being attenti!ely in!ol!ed with. 7ou can choose a few different things to try differently. 8ome of these can be tried at home while some others acti!ities can be practiced at school.

7ou will ha!e to undertake the child monitor his own alertness span collecti!ely.

Persistently, help him increase his attention span in !arious inno!ati!e ways that he is comfortable with. .lay games such as 6usical chair "re9uest to pay attention to music# or 28tatue4 "ash him to remain steady in sleeping position/ sitting position until you cast magic spell to and free him#.

:otice if he responds better when spoken to with eye contact or by holding hands "physical contact#.

Once you find what works and what does not work, make a progress plan for your child that should help him grow further and be competiti!e.

Attention Deficit and successful.

yperacti!ity Disorder "AD D# can make the child !ery

irritated. 0he lack of attention makes him lack the grip that is re9uired to be e can learn to manage AD D successfully with medication and help. $t shall take a bit of extra effort and ad;ustment but in the end, it is all very much worth it and together you can do it. .rac0utor '*+() 0ownepark 3ay Louis!ille, <7 =(*=>&*>'' http?// :ews 6edia %ontact ?