Knowing the Symptom of Autism ADHD
By Susi Irawati
Autism AHDH stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. There are about six types of Autism ADHD, and in terms of brain function as each one is different from the other. You can recognize that your child has Autism ADHD (or in popular term is hyperactive) by observe his consistent tendency such as; he has happy hands and feet, which squirm and fidget a lot. Autism ADHD child just cannot stay in his seat for long time, he may run around a lot, or leave footprints across the ceiling, or climb on furniture he is not supposed to. An Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder child is often too loud and talks too much. It is important to remind that you, as the parents, must have seen some of those symptoms before your child in at least the age of seven, and you saw some of the Autism ADHD symptoms both at home and at school.
Those behaviors of Autism ADHD are a big problem. However, notice that besides Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, there are several reasons why a child could have these symptoms, for example, depression, anxiety disorders, hearing problems, thyroid problems, and so on. So that you need to see your doctor or an experienced mental health professional to get exact diagnoses whether or not the symptoms your kid has Autism ADHD or not. Remember that Over-diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder could be a big problem. There were cases which some children were diagnosed as having Autism ADHD actually does not have it. It is quite common that children with anxiety, depression, specific learning disabilities, or early start bi-polar disorder to be diagnosed as Autism ADHD.
However, Under-diagnosis of Autism ADHD is also a problem. This take places most often in the school in which the school psychologist has to write his report in describing a child with Autism ADHD, yet he refuses to use the label “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” anywhere in his report. Therefore, you cannot allow your child suffer with either over-diagnosis or under-diagnosis of Autism ADHD. Guide them out through a good ADHD Diagnosing program as soon as possible.