What Is ADD / ADHD? Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

What Is ADD / ADHD? Worksheet

Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) affect many people. Typically, a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD is diagnosed during childhood, but it can also be diagnosed during adolescence and adulthood.

People with ADD/ADHD suffer from symptoms related to their cognitive functioning and behavior. ADD/ADHD causes difficulty with concentration, behavioral impulsivity, and many other symptoms. People who suffer from ADD/ADHD and parents of children with ADD/ADHD should have an understanding of the condition and how it affects themselves or their children.

About This Worksheet

This is the What Is ADD/ADHD worksheet. This worksheet provides a summary of the condition of ADD/ADHD. It outlines the symptoms, causes and risk factors of the condition. It also provides a brief summary of what it is like to suffer from ADD/ADHD.

This worksheet provides reflection questions for the affected person or their parents to complete. It is a good resource to help a person understand what the condition is and how it affects people. The What Is ADD/ADHD worksheet can be used with adults and is intended for adults with ADD/ADHD and the caretakers of children or adolescents with the condition.

This worksheet is to be used with adults. It is best utilized in family therapy with children who have the disorder, or in individual counseling sessions with adults who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.

Instructions

Use this worksheet to explain the condition of ADD/ADHD. Provide an explanation of the meaning of ADD/ADHD and review the summary provided on the worksheet. Then, review the common symptoms of ADD/ADHD and allow the participant to indicate which symptoms resonate with them.

Review the causes and risk factors of ADD/ADHD with the participant. Allow them to reflect on the causes and risk factors by giving them time to answer the reflection questions.

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