What Is ADHD? Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Worksheet updated on July 9th, 2021

What Is ADHD? Worksheet

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

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

About This Worksheet

This is the What Is ADHD worksheet. This worksheet provides a summary of the condition of 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 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 ADHD worksheet can be used with adults and is intended for adults with 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 ADHD.


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

Review the causes and risk factors of 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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