About ADHD

Students with ADHD have different levels of attention, concentration, impulse-control and energy. While all students can have times where they struggle to focus or sit still, students with ADHD tend to experience this more frequently and significantly.
 

Common forms of ADHD

ADHD can look different from one student to another. Learn about some of the common forms of ADHD below.

Strengths

They may show creativity, such as coming up with more imaginative ideas or thinking 'outside the box'.

Some have strong feelings of self-competence. They may become quite good at overcoming obstacles.

Some students with ADHD may be good at doing what their teacher or SLSO asks. A student may be able to answer back eagerly or help out with tasks quickly.

Some students with ADHD may be excited to learn new things and be more involved in their learning. They may be more willing to raise their hand and ask relevant questions.

Example of practice: ADHD

Learn about Liam's experience in the classroom.