Symptoms ADHD
(DSM-IV)
Sensory
Integration
Dysfunction
(Ayres)
Learning
Related
Visual
Problems
(Kavner)
Nutrition
Allergies
(Rapp,
Crook
& Smith)
Normal
Child
Under 7
(Gesell)
Inattention (at least 6 necessary)
Often fails to give close attention to details
or makes careless mistakes
XXXX
Often does not listen when spoken to directly XXXX
Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks
or playing activities
XXXXX
Often does not follow through on instructions
or fails to finish work
XXXXX
Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities XXXXX
Often avoids, dislikes or is reluctant to
engage in tasks requiring sustained mental effort
XXXXX
Often loses things XXXXX
Often distracted by extraneous stimuli XXXXX
Often forgetful in daily activities XXXX
Hyperactivity and Impulsivity (at least 6 necessary)
Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat XXXXX
Often has difficulty remaining seated
when required to do so
XXXXX
Often runs or climbs excessively XXXX
Often has difficulty playing quietly XXX
Often “on the go” XXXX
Often talks excessively XXXX
Often blurts out answers
to questions before they have been completed
XXXX
Often has difficulty awaiting turn XXXXX
Often interrupts or intrudes on others XXXXX