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February: ADHD Awareness . 20% of the world’s population is living with ADHD . What is ADHD?.

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february adhd awareness

February: ADHD Awareness

20% of the world’s population is living with ADHD

what is adhd
What is ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.

Most children with ADHD also have at least one other developmental or behavioral problem. They may also have a psychiatric problem, such as depression or bipolar disorder

symptoms
SYMPTOMS
  • Lack of attention (inattentiveness)
  • Hyperactivity
  • Impulsive behavior (impulsivity)
  • Easily distracted
  • Fidgeting with hands or feet or squirms in seat
  • Interrupts or intrudes on others

Do any of your students at your school display any of the symptoms listed above?

statistics
Statistics
  • Percent of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD is 8.7%
  • 7% of children diagnosed will be medicated with prescription drugs and stimulants to assist with focus and well being
medication side effects
Medication Side Effects
  • Some loss of appetite
  • weight loss
  • sleep problems
  • Irritability

We invite you to try a different approach

martial arts classes
Martial Arts Classes
  • Our instructors model and reinforce discipline and focus.
  • Classes are tailored to keep kids engaged; instructors keep in touch with parents in order to have as much impact as possible.
  • A great way to release excessive energy which common with ADHD
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Contact us

Our instructors are dedicated to mentoring children and youth through Martial Arts. We teach balance, focus and promote healthy living. These building blocks help our students find a different way to excel.