by Kristen Ferguson

INFO from the SENCO

Definition: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health disorder that can cause above-normal levels of hyperactive and impulsive behaviors. People with ADHD may also have trouble focusing their attention on a single task or sitting still for long periods of time. Both adults and children can have ADHD.

Video and Article - Click on this link to read an article on about ADHD. It provides information on signs and symptoms, possible causes, and how ADHD is diagnosed and treated. 

ADHD Parenting - Click on this link for a guide to parenting children with ADHD. This site offers "everything you need to know about oppositional defiance, positive parenting, school and learning challenges, health and wellbeing, social skills, executive functions, treatment & more."

Who Can Help? - Click on the websites below for outside agencies and supports to help children and families dealing with ADHD.

How do you get tested for ADHD? 

Otago Healthcare Professionals 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child or think they might have ADHD, please contact your child's teacher or me, Kristen Ferguson (SENCO). (