Help for preschool children with ADHD: the New Forest Parenting Programme
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exists in children of preschool age (the prevalence rate is 3–5% in the USA) and those with severe symptoms will continue to have problems throughout their childhood. The symptoms are similar to those found in older children; for example, overactive behaviour, inability to sit still at story time, unwillingness to share toys, inability to wait their turn and frustration over social communication difficulties.
ADHD in practice 2011; 3(1): 7–10
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