_x_ Does not work to potential in school, receives "not working to potential" teacher comments.

_x_ Has short attention span unless very interested in a particular subject. _x_ Has a family history of Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning problems or substance abuse. _x_ Is easily distracted. _x_ Lacks attention to detail. ___ Has sloppy handwriting. _x_ Has difficulty putting thoughts on paper. _x_ Has trouble listening carefully to directions. _x_ Frequently forgets or misplaces things. ___ Skips around while reading. _x_ Has difficulty learning new games and new skills. _x_ Has poor listening skills. _x_ Transposes numbers, letters or words. ___ Is restless or in constant motion, is always "on the go." _x_ Concentrates better when moving or fidgeting. ___ Has trouble sitting still or sitting in one place too long.

_x_ Has increased anxiety or nervousness. ___ Has a history of bed wetting beyond the age 5. _x_ Has poor communication skills. _x_ Lacks tact, often spurting out the first thing that comes to mind. _x_ Acts impulsively or dangerously without considering the consequences. _x_ Is easily bored. _x_ Says things without thinking and later regrets having said them. _x_ Starts to answer questions before the questions are fully asked. _x_ Is impatient. _x_ Has trouble following verbal directions. _x_ Makes careless mistakes in schoolwork. _x_ Has tendency to embarrass others. ___ Lies or steals on impulse. _x_ Has trouble maintaining an organized work or living area. _x_ Is often late. _x_ Procrastinates, especially with multi-faceted tasks.

_x_ Is easily overwhelmed by everyday tasks. _x_ Has trouble getting started. _x_ Starts projects but does not finish them. _x_ Fails to finish schoolwork or chores. _x_ Is inconsistent with school performance. ___ Spends excessive time on homework. _x_ Has a tendency to drift away. _x_ Has problems with self-esteem. _x_ Has a negative attitude. _x_ Has trouble maintaining friendships. ___ Acts immature for age. _x_ Has trouble expressing thoughts and feelings. _x_ Is verbally or physically abusive. _x_ Avoids group activities or organized sports. _x_ Has a quick temper, is "short-fused." _x_ Has rage outbursts. _x_ Gets upset by minor annoyances. _x_ Is argumentative. _x_ Worries needlessly or excessively.

_x_ Has tendency toward obsessive behavior. _x_ Turns words around in conversations. ___ Performs poorly under pressure. ___ Has difficulty reading unless very interested in the subject. _x_ Has difficulty falling asleep. _x_ Has difficulty waking up or feeling fully awake. ___ Is frequently tired. ___ Startles easily. ___ Is sensitive to touch, clothes, noise or light. _x_ Is more comfortable moving than sitting still. _x_ Has moods swings from highs to lows. _x_ Has trouble planning a series of tasks or activities. _x_ Become upset easily, is "thin-skinned." ___ Talks excessively. _x_ Fidgets, even when sitting quietly. ___ Has difficulty waiting in turn during group activities. _x_ Frequently daydreams or "spaces out." _x_ "Blanks out" when taking tests or under pressure.

_x_ Has low frustration tolerance. ___ Has frequent behavior problems in school

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