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Attention Deficit Disorder

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Attention Deficit Disorder Overview

Academic difficulties such as lack of focus, difficulty concentrating, inability to stay on task, problems listening, inability to complete homework may be signs of ADD. Forgetfulness, disorganization, appearing scattered, needing constant reminders, difficulty following directions may also be behaviors due to ADD. Problems sitting still, restlessness, constant need to be moving around, and talking frequently in class, may be signs of hyperactivity or ADHD.

How Columbia Counseling Can Help

Don’t waste another academic quarter. Call Columbia Counseling Center and meet with a trained professional to accurately diagnose and treat ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders) ADHD can effect college students and adults both academically and in the work setting. Call the Columbia Counseling Center to obtain an evaluation and determine whether you have attentional difficulties.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Attention Deficit w/ Hyperactivity
  • Inattentive – Difficulty  listening
  • Forgetful
  • Misplacing things
  • Problems concentrating
  • Difficulty with organization and planning
  • Poor grades with “scatter”
  • Can’t sit still/ restless
  • Excessive movement, feeling “driven”