Effects of ADHD in Elementary Students Student's Name Affiliate Institution Course Unit Date Due ADHD is a condition common in children. It is a disorder of the brain that impacts on functions such the ability to focus organize and utilize working memory among other skills. This disorder occurs typically due to differences in brain anatomy. This condition among elementary students is associated with poor grades depreciated reading abilities and low standardized test scores. When treated and behavioral management has taken there happens to be a reduction in the symptoms of ADHD and also higher academic productivity. This paper discusses the effects of ADHD in elementary students. Academic and Educational Characteristics of children with ADHD Elementary students with ADHD normally present with poor academic performance and educational problems. Looking at body functions impairment these students show decreases in IQ. Elementary students with ADHD show lower scores in reading and mathematics Akhondzadeh S. (2015). Disclosure of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its effect on the rejection of students by teachers. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences 34(4) 259-264. Imeraj L. Antrop I. Roeyers H. Deboutte D. Deschepper E. Bal S. & Sonuga-Barke E. (2016). The impact of idle time in the classroom: Differential effects on children with ADHD. Journal of attention disorders 20(1) 71-81. Malboeuf-Hurtubise C. Lacourse E. Taylor G. Joussemet M. & Ben Amor L. (2017). A mindfulness-based intervention pilot feasibility study for elementary school students with severe learning difficulties: effects on internalized and externalized symptoms from an emotional regulation perspective. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine 22(3) 473-481.Pfiffner L. J. & DuPaul G. J. (2018). Possible Adverse Side Effects of School Behavioral Interventions. The ADHD Report 26(1) 10-13. Von Gontard A. & Equit M. (2015). Comorbidity of ADHD and incontinence in children. European child & adolescent psychiatry 24(2) 127-140. [...]
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