If you or your loved one (your child, spouse, sibling, etc.) have ADHD, do you ever notice that this person seems to be more sensitive to things than others who do not have ADHD? It is not unusual for individuals with ADHD to feel both emotionally hyper-sensitive, as well as physically hyper-sensitive to touch, sounds, light, even the tags on clothing.
An accurate diagnosis of attention deficit disorder isn’t simple, but it is essential to your good health. Find out where to go, what to expect, and how to prepare for the ADHD tests and consultations associated with a diagnosis.
The AQ Test was developed by Simon Baron-Cohen from the Autism Research Centre. It is important to note that while this test can be used to give an indication of the likelihood of having Asperger’s Syndrome, it is not meant to replace a formal medical diagnosis. The AQ Test can be a screening tool which can be used which can be used to indicate the likelihood Aspergers, PDD Nos or other forms of Autism.
Do you have students who do their assignments, but can’t remember to turn them in? Or maybe they want to get better test scores, but they can’t seem to initiate studying at home. Maybe they don’t even know what good study habits look like? Chances are good your students are struggling with executive function. I …