What is ADHD?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a
neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder in which problems with
executive functions can cause lack of concentration, hyperactivity
and impulsiveness which is not beyond the recognized norms. As a
neurodevelopmental disorder, these symptoms begin early on in
children (by age six to twelve).
ADHD is not very well known culturaly in Egypt and is often
dismissed as an ill manners in children or lack of intelligence in
adults. With proper care and therapy, we can help people deal with
this disorder and become prod
- Difficulty focusing on one task
- Have difficulty processing information as quickly and
accurately as others
- Talk nonstop
- Dash around, touching or playing with anything and everything
- Blurt out inappropriate comments, show their emotions without
restraint, and act without regard for consequences
- Easily distracted
What We Provide...
Al Mashfa provides ongoing treatment programs for children with
ADHD, aged 7 to 12. After a detailed psychological assessment,
patients are entered into customized treatment programs that are
tailored for children. A wide range of behavioral modification
programs for problem children starting from age of 3 years are also
provided if needed.