Persistent Inattention: Difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities, often seeming not to listen when spoken to directly.
Hyperactivity: Often fidgets with or taps hands or feet, or squirms in seat. May feel restless.
Impulsivity: Making hasty actions that occur in the moment without first thinking about them, which may have high potential for harm or a desire for immediate rewards.
Difficulty Organizing Tasks and Activities: Trouble managing sequential tasks, keeping materials and belongings in order, managing time, and meeting deadlines.
Excessive Talking: Often talks excessively, may interrupt or intrude on others' conversations or games.
Inability to Remain Seated: In situations where remaining seated is expected, there may be a consistent movement or leaving the seat.
Easily Distracted by Extraneous Stimuli: May have trouble following through on instructions and fail to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace.
Forgetfulness in Daily Activities: Often forgetful in daily activities, such as doing chores, running errands, returning calls, and keeping appointments.
Impatience: Difficulty waiting one's turn, such as while waiting in line or during group activities.