You May Have Noticed Your Child:

  • Is always on the go, seldom sits still OR engages in less than one hour of physical activity a day
  • Spends more than one hour a day watching TV, on the computer, or playing video games
  • Prefers processed food over fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Is always moving, fidgeting, looking around and/or talking
  • Has trouble focusing and completing given tasks in the required timeframes
  • Exhibits frequent tantrums and emotional meltdowns
  • Tends to be always running and jumping, and finds it difficult to sit in one position
  • Has problems and is falling behind in certain areas at school
  • Is clumsy, uncoordinated, and often falls or bumps into things
  • Finds it difficult to sit still and pay attention (e.g. to finish dinner/complete home work)
  • Avoids specific movements or exercises
  • Displays “Clowning” behaviour when involved in physical exercises