Classic ADHD: 

Primary symptoms:  Restless and hyperactive 

                                        Short attention span 

                                        Distractibility

                                        Sensitive to noise, light, etc.

Inattentive ADHD: 

Primary symptoms:   

                      Trouble focusing

                      (not impulsive or hyperactive) 

                       Introversion, quiet and shy  

Overfocused ADHD: 

Primary symptoms:   

                      Trouble shifting attention.

                      Excessive worry, argumentative 

                       Gets "stuck" in thinking.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder most common in children and adolescents. Neurobehavioral means there are both neurological and behavioral components to the disorder.

There are three types of ADHD:

  • predominantly hyperactive-impulsive

  • predominantly inattentive

  • combined type