If you suspect your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, bring them to our Plexus centers in Bangalore and Hyderabad for a consultation with world-renowned neurologist and therapist for ADHD Dr Na’eem Sadiq.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders that impacts how a child pays attention, sits still, and controls their behavior. It is usually first diagnosed during childhood, however, the condition often lasts into adulthood.
It is normal for children to have trouble paying attention and controlling their behavior. However, people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are persistent with such behaviors. The symptoms can become severe with time. They may struggle with low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and poor performance at school, at home, or in the community. Some of the common symptoms include:
There are several approaches to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Common treatments for ADHD in children are medication, behavior therapy, counseling, and education programs. These therapies help alleviate the symptoms of ADHD. It might take some time to figure out what works best for your child.
At Plexus, we follow the school of thought that behaviors can be instilled and reinforced through repetition and exposure – be it positive or negative. Occupational therapy is a mainstay of ADHD and that’s why we leverage it as a tool to identify and correct maladaptive behaviors through consistent and repeated action-based practice.
We use techniques such as reinforcement, shaping, and modeling to course-correct certain behavioral traits in ADHD. With Dr Na’eem Sadiq at the helm, our occupational therapists leverage different forms of therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder such as:
Your little one can benefit the most from Behavior Therapy at Plexus through a collaborative approach between their teachers, family, therapists, and physicians. Here’s how behavior therapy at Plexus will help your child:
Arham Reja (name changed)
“Thank you Dr Na'eem for treating my son who had been suffering from ADHD. I have seen a lot of improvement in him. He is now able to focus on tasks easily without distraction. Overall his approach is positive and communication has improved. We are highly grateful to you and the staff at Plexus.”
Dr Deepak (name changed)
“Thank you Dr Na'eem for treating my son. I have seen a lot of improvement in him. He is now able to focus on tasks easily without distraction. Overall his social skills and communication has improved. We are highly grateful to you and the staff at Plexus.”
Shwetha Pai (name changed)
My child had been having major issues at school. The school teacher recommended going for an Occupational therapy assessment. Luckily, I found the best of doctors in Plexus. After meeting Dr Na'eem Sadiq and undergoing his assessment I understood that my child was suffering from a condition that needs to be treated. I started his therapy sessions immediately and in a short span of time, my child is a different child entirely. He is so manageable at home and even at school. He has improved in his attention and his classroom activities have improved tremendously.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 11% of school-age children. ADHD is distinguished by developmental abnormalities in inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.
There is no particular test that can be used to diagnose ADHD. As a result, a thorough examination is required to establish a diagnosis, rule out alternative causes, and evaluate the presence or absence of co-existing illnesses. A thorough case history should be taken, as well as a clinical examination of the individual’s intellectual, social, and emotional functioning and developmental level.