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Attention/Concentration/Organization Processing Disorder 

Definition:  The difficulty of paying attention, focusing on a specific concept, and organizing new information.

  

Examples: 

  • Difficulty remaining on task  
  • Difficulty with focusing in distracting situations
  • Difficulty ignoring non pertinent stimuli
  • Impulsive 
  • Physically active, fidgety  
  • Spacey
  • Low frustration tolerance 

Created: March 09, 2009 @ 11:33 AM
Last Modified: April 28, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

 





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