ADHD Symptoms

ADHD Symptoms The following checklist may help you determine whether my services could benefit you or your child. If you find that you are answering (B) or (C) to many questions, I am confident I can help you manage these challenges and equip you to reach your goals.

Do you need help with one or more of the following?

How would you rate yourself or your child?

Organizing tasks and materials
  • Challenged to create a working filing system to contain information?
  • Bits and pieces of paper everywhere?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Procrastination
  • Avoiding tasks of low interest though they are necessary to reach your goal?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Time Management
  • Do you miss deadlines, set unrealistic ones?
  • Are you late for work, school or appointments, other dates?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Planning
  • Is your energy for tasks inconsistent so that you start strong and lose interest?
  • Do you have many unfinished projects?
  • Are the tasks requiring sustained attention particularly difficult to complete?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Lack of Focus
  • Are you easily distracted and unable to stick with one task until completion?
  • Do you feel overwhelmed by too many ideas and things to do?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Initiation, Follow-Through, and Completion of Tasks
  • Is your energy for tasks inconsistent so that you start strong and lose interest?
  • Do you have many unfinished projects?
  • Are the tasks requiring sustained attention particularly difficult to complete?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Memory
  • Are you unable to hold on to the big picture so that your actions support your goals?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Motivation
  • Do you lose interest and the ability to work on projects that were exciting a short time ago?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Succeeding in School
  • Does your child have or need an IEP, a 504-plan, classroom accommodations or modifications to the curriculum in order to learn?
  • Do you need help communicating with teachers, counselors and/or administrators?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Managing Emotions
  • Do emotions such as frustration, anger, worry and disappointment get in the way of your ability to function and remain on course?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Sleep
  • Is your sleep inconsistent, too little or too much?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Communication
  • Do you have a hard time getting your thoughts, feelings, needs or experiences understood by others
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Relationships
  • Do you struggle to feel connected and supported by others?
  • Do you experience consistent loneliness?
(A) No problem
(B) Some problem
(C) Big problem
Barbara Lipscomb Coaching