Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder associated with difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The worldwide prevalence of adult ADHD is estimated at 2.8 percent, according to a 2016 study.
Did you know that throughout being diagnosed with ADHD, individuals will also most likely be diagnosed with an additional mental illness? As the future of healthcare training focused on mental and behavioral health care, we encourage our students to take note of the following.
- Learning Disabilities
More than ¼ of children with ADHD also have a learning disability, such as dyslexia.
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Acting defiant toward authority figures such as parents and teachers causes difficulties, both at home and in school.
- Conduct Disorder
A repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in children and adolescents in which the rights of others or basic social rules are violated.
People with ADHD have an increased rate of anxiety disorders. It is estimated that ½ of adults with ADHD also have anxiety.
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
ASD is characterized by difficulties with social skills, communication, repetitive behaviors, changes in routine, and the way they experience different senses.
Thorough ABA training has proven to be an effective treatment methodology for ADHD. Research indicates that a combination of medication and ABA therapy produces the best outcomes for children with ADHD.
As a learning institute, EDS Learning Institute aims to provide our students with top-notch programs to enhance their skills and knowledge in hopes of helping others in the future.