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ADHD Informative Speech
This paper provides an informative speech on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
# 97930 | 1,200 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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Description:

In this article, the writer notes that according to the National Institute of Mental Health, the symptoms of ADHD are chronic inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The writer points out that while all children show these traits to some degree, at different times, when a child suffers from ADHD, hyperactivity, distractibility, poor concentration, or impulsivity begin to affect the child's performance in school, social relationships with other children, and behavior at home. The writer discusses medication often recommended for this disorder and also looks at dealing with ADHD without medication. In the conclusion, the writer presents a personal view of becoming more focused, as it relates to his own personal struggle with the disorder's challenges.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "ADHD Treatment through Behavioral Therapy." American Institute of Pediatrics. Mederm: Medical Library: ADHD. 2007. [3 Mar 2007] <http://www.medem.com/MedLB/article_detaillb.cfm?article_ID=ZZZWWPFTXSC&sub_cat=21#Table3>
  • "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder." National Institute of Mental Health. 2006. [3 Mar 2007] http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm#intro

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