Adhd Informative Speech Outline

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MOORE 1 MARIE Speech 101 May 19, 2009 Title: Does Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder exist? 1. Introduction A. Specific Goal: I want my audience to know that attention deficit hyperactive disorder does exist. B. Thesis: ADHD is a Chronic Disorder of the Central Nervous System that causes problems with attention spans Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorders Transition: Let’s begin to learn about the existence of attention deficit hyperactive disorder A. Does Attention Deficit Disorder Exist? YES! According to scientific evidence all of the major medical associations and government health agencies recognize ADHD as a genuine disorder because the scientific evidence indicating…show more content…
Hyperactivity symptoms may be apparent in very young preschoolers and are nearly always present before the age of seven. Symptoms include: fidgeting, squirming when seated, getting up frequently to walk or run around, running or climbing excessively when it's inappropriate (in teens this may appear as restlessness) having difficulty playing quietly or engaging in quiet leisure activities being always on the go often talking excessively Transition: Now that you have understand the symptoms let’s move on to the treatment. What is the Treatment for ADHD? Attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can appear in all age groups. It is treated in a number of different ways; two of the most popular stimulant drugs are Ritalin. And Concerta, it is a prescription product approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as part of a total treatment program that may include counseling or other therapies. Conclusion: ADHD seem to be hitting today’s youth at an exponential rate. If there are possible doubts about having ADHD there are many routes to take. First I would suggest speaking with authorities at the school: teachers, principal, assistant principal, counselors, or even the school psychologist. There are numerous tests that can be given to determine if one

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