Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Best Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Kochi

At Prayatna we understand the unique challenges that come with ADHD, and we’re committed to deliver the best care to your child with unparalleled quality treatment while upholding the highest therapy standards. 

Our comprehensive ADHD treatment involves individualized therapy care which includes Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Behaviour Therapy, Special Education, Parent Training, Support and Guidance. Our team of dedicated therapists work collaboratively with your child’s teachers and doctors to create an environment focused on nurturing growth and development. Together, we can build a strong support network around your child that empowers them to progress in every aspect of life.

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Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder which affects an individual’s ability to pay attention, sit still, or control behaviour. While the symptoms of ADHD can be typically diagnosed in childhood, it can continue into adulthood impacting relationships and work performance.

Inattention

  • Difficulty focusing
  • Difficulty sustaining attention
  • Difficulty organizing tasks
  • Difficulty following instructions or finish tasks
  • May seem forgetful
  • Easily distracted
  • Makes careless mistakes
  • Frequently loses things

Hyperactivity and Impulsivity

  • Excessively active and is always ‘on the go’
  • Unable to stay seated where its expected
  • Has difficulty playing quietly
  • Talks excessively
  • Difficulty waiting one’s turn
  • Interrupting others
  • Blurting out answers before hearing fully

Combined

  • Involves signs of Inattention and Hyperactivity-Impulsivity

ADHD can have a profound influence on academic achievement,  relationships and self-esteem. But proper management and support can help individuals with ADHD lead successful and fulfilling lives.

Our Approach to ADHD Treatment

Prayatna proudly leads the way in Kochi as the premier center pioneering a unified approach to ADHD treatment.

Our treatment approach is based on evidence-based therapy practices that is carefully customised to suit the specific needs of each child. By bringing together a diverse team of multidisciplinary professionals, meticulous therapy procedures, documentation practices, and thorough parental guidance programs, we have established a standard of excellence recognized internationally. Through our innovative model, each child receives tailored, holistic care, setting the gold standard for therapeutic interventions. At Prayatna, we don’t just offer therapy; we redefine possibilities, empowering families to navigate their child’s journey of growth and success with unwavering confidence.

Here’s What Sets Us Unique

Individualised Therapy
Skilled and Caring Therapists
Group Therapy
Regular Reviews and Updates
Multi-disciplinary Approach

(All the therapists involved with the child work collaboratively with the parents)

SMART Goals
Parent Training, Support and Guidance
Child-led and Play-based Therapy Sessions

At Prayatna, our team of skilled therapists collaborate with parents. With our combined knowledge, experience, and expertise, we can ensure that our children receive the best care and support possible. By choosing Prayatna, you are choosing a community that truly cares about the wellbeing of your child.

 

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FAQ

Autism treatment often involves a customized, multidisciplinary approach that caters to the individual child’s specific needs and abilities. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is a widely recognized effective intervention that focuses on behavioral strategies to improve a child’s social, communication, and daily living skills. To address specific challenges associated with autism spectrum disorder, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and social skills training may also be included in the treatment plan. Early intervention and consistent support from caregivers are pivotal in achieving the best possible outcomes for children with autism.

Individuals with autism can lead fulfilling lives with early intervention, support, and resources. With understanding, acceptance, and tailored support, children can develop important skills and abilities that allow them to achieve their goals. The concept of a ‘normal’ life may differ from person to person. What is important is to acknowledge and appreciate their diverse strengths and perspectives.

No, there is no cure for autism, but early interventions and therapies can significantly improve outcomes and help individuals with autism lead fulfilling lives.

Individuals with autism may exhibit varying degrees of speech abilities, which can range from normal speech to complete lack of verbal communication. It is important to note that the severity of the condition plays a crucial role in determining the extent of speech abilities in autistic individuals. Therefore, it is essential to provide tailored interventions and therapies to cater to the specific needs of each individual.

Early intervention is the key in autism treatment. Therefore, it is important to start treatment as soon as possible after diagnosis.

  1. Environmental. A variety of nonspecific risk factors, such as advanced parental age, low birth weight, or fetal exposure to valproate, may contribute to risk of autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, factors such as maternal health conditions, and exposure to air pollution or certain chemicals may contribute to the risk of ASD.
  2. Genetic and physiological. Heritability estimates for autism spectrum disorder have ranged from 37% to higher than 90%, based on twin concordance rates. Currently, as many as 15% of cases of autism spectrum disorder appear to be associated with a known genetic mutation, with different de novo copy number variants or de novo mutations in specific genes associated with the disorder in different families. However, even when an autism spectrum disorder is associated with a known genetic mutation, it does not appear to be fully penetrant. Risk for the remainder of cases appears to be polygenic, with perhaps hundreds of genetic loci making relatively small contributions.
  3. Neurological Factors: ASD is characterized by atypical brain development and connectivity. Abnormalities in brain structure and function, such as differences in the size and organization of brain regions involved in social communication, sensory processing, and executive function, have been observed in individuals with ASD. These neurological differences may affect how individuals with ASD perceive and interact with the world around them, contributing to the characteristic symptoms of the disorder.

It’s possible, but depends on the severity of the child’s condition and their specific circumstances. Early intervention and consultation with a qualified healthcare professional specializing in autism can help with more personalized guidance and support for your child’s development.

Autism is a spectrum disorder, meaning that individuals with autism have a wide range of strengths and challenges. Each person with autism is unique, and their abilities should be understood and appreciated on their own terms. The concept of ‘mental age’ is not typically used in autism discussions.

Therapies for children with autism include Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Training, Sensory Integration Therapy, and Play Therapy, Speech therapy.

Yes. Prayatna offers support and training programs for parents and caregivers of children with Autism.

Prayatna recruits therapists through a stringent interview process. All our therapists are qualified in their respective fields from reputed institutions and are well trained.

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