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Joey Wollenburg

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By: Emilee Larson, Jake Berling
and Joey Wollenburg ADHD/ADD ADHD = Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADD = Attention Deficit Disorder What is ADHD/ADD? About
ADHD Lack of attention


Impulsive Behavior Signs and Characteristics More boys than girls
3-5% school age children References: A.D.A.M. (March, 2012 25). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). Retrieved from
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Evaluation by a licensed physician
Medication Tests and Treatments Parental information Statistics "Most children with ADHD also have at least one other developmental or behavioral problem. They may also have a psychiatric problem, such as depression or bipolar disorder." (A.D.A.M., 2012) Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine (Adderall)
Dexmethylphenidate (Focalin)
Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dextrostat)
Lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse)
Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Metadate, Daytrana) Medications Issue with the Executive function of the brain
Problems in response inhibition
Heredity is the most common
Tends to run in families Causes Creative
Energetic Positive Effects Materials
Organization Modifications/Accommodations Siblings
Rewards vs Consequences
Social Skills Family Prevalence
May run in family
Unknown cause Reading
Math Intervention What doesn't cause ADHD/ADD Diet
Vestibular System
Poor Parenting or Problems in family life
Television Brain Break!
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