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Is your child…?

  • Unable to sit a place for a time?
  • Bored with a task after few minutes?
  • Distracted easily?
  • Inattentive?

If yes he might be having


Attention deflect hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)  is one of the most common childhood disorder and can continue through adolescence and childhood. Symptoms include difficulty in focusing and paying attention, difficulty in controlling behavior and hyperactivity (Over Activity). These symptoms can make it difficult for a child with ADHD to succeed in school, get along with other children or adults, or finish tasks at home.

Brain imaging studies have revealed that, in youth with ADHD, the brain matures in a normal pattern but is delayed, on average, by about 3 years. The delay is most pronounced in brain regions replica panerai luminor gmt watches involved in thinking, paying attention and planning. These delays and abnormalities may underlie the hallmark symptoms of ADHD and help to explain.

Children who have symptoms of hyperactivity may include:

  • Fidget and squirm in their seats.
  • Talk nonstop.
  • Dash around, touching or playing with anything or everything in sight.
  • Have trouble sitting still during dinner, school and story time.
  • Be constant in motion.

What are the symptoms of ADHD Children?

Inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity are the key behaviors of ADHD. It is normal for all children to be inattentive, hyperactive or impulsive sometimes but for children with ADHD, these behaviors are more severe and occur more often.

  • Be easily distracted, miss details, forget things and frequently switch from one activity to another.
  • Difficulty in focusing on one thing.
  • Become bored with a task after only a few minutes, unless they are doing something enjoyable.
  • Not seem to listen when spoken to, Daydream becomes easily confused and move slowly.
  • Struggle to follow instructions.
  • Have trouble completing or turning in homework assignments, often losing things (e.g. pencils, toys assignments) needed to complete tasks or activities.


Children who have symptoms of impulsivity may.

  • Be very impatient.
  • Blurt out inappropriate comments, show their emotions without restraint, and act without regard for consequences.
  • Have difficulty waiting for things they want or waiting their turns in games.

How is ADHD diagnosed?

Most children get distracted, act impulsively and struggle to concentrate at one time or another something; these normal factors may be mistaken for ADHD. No single test can diagnose a child as having ADHD.  Some pediatricians can assess the child themselves by many will refer the family to a mental health specialist will first try to rule out after possibilities for symptoms. A professional psychologist can assess the child who is having ADHD.

How can parent help?

  • Medication can control the symptoms for as long as they are taken but behavior therapy counseling and practical support can help children with ADHD and their family.
  • Children with ADHD need guidance and understanding from their parents and teachers to reach their full potential and to succeed in school.
  • Parenting skills training help parents have learn to use a system of rewards and consequences to change a child’s behavior.
  • Parents are also encouraged to share a pleasant or relaxing activity with the child, to notice and point out what the child does well, and to praise the child’s strengths and abilities.

Doon Psychotherapeutic  Centre is the first and only of its kind in the state of Uttrakhand established in 2006. Which is offering assessment and testing of Autism, ADHD, Slow Learner, Developmental Disorder, Scholastic Problem etc.

The centre provides special classes and skill training programme for slow learner, autistic children, child with ADHD, Children with Down syndrome. The centre on the other hand provides career cancelling and certification for the children with learning disability (dyslexia) to get extra time in board exams.

The centre also provides guidance to the parents with special needs and who have behavior issues.

Services We Provide

  • Tele-Counseling and online counseling.
  • Internship is available in psychology for graduate and post graduate students.
  • Home visit facilities for chronic patients.

Treatments We Provide

  • Development Disorder
  • Behavioral disorder
  • Emotional disorder
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Facilities Provided

  • Psychological Testing
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  • Aptitude Testing
  • Test for Dyslexia
  • Assessment of Autism, ADHD
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  • Counseling Services
  • Sex Education

Skill training programme for

  • Special Children

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