Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Ganesh* (Male, 9 Years)
Ganesh is diagnosed with mild Cerebral Palsy and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He is not able to pay attention to anything for a long time. His milestones have been delayed from the beginning. His behavior, comprehension and communication is affected. His structure is weak, but he displays a lot of strength. He gets distracted very easily and would disturb the class. His behavior in social situations is a concern. He has a tendency to become very violent and hurt others. He is not very pleasant to the other children at times. He has been known to hit other children. He is able to talk but is incoherent and irrelevant many times.
After: He is showing better sitting tolerance. His parents have reported his ability to concentrate for about 30 minutes or more to do his studies. His speech has become relevant and clear. He is able to keep conversation flowing on various topics. His comprehension has improved. He has shown interest in academics and expresses his desire to perform better in exams. Overall he is much calmer. He is able to manage his emotions better, as a result follows discipline and instructions better than before. He understands the difference between acceptable and non-acceptable behavior.
*Names are changed to maintain confidentiality