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Mini-Quiz: Harnessing a Child's Hyperactivity

by Ron Kurtus (revised 27 August 2015)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What is a characteristic of a hyperactive person?

Has a short attention span

Can watch things for hours

Likes to be in group discussions

2. What is a benefit of harnessing excess energy?

The child will have low self-esteem and are depressed

You get people mad at you

The child will have more friends

3. How can you harness or control your child's energy?

Ignore it and blame things on others

Use tricks like breaking projects into short tasks

By watching TV more

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in understanding Mental Health. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Help children feel normal

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens - (PDF)

Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD

ADD/ADHD and School: Helping Children and Teens with ADHD Succeed at School

ADHD and Learning Disabilities: School Help

The Best Software and Gadgets for ADHD Students

Strategies to Empower, Not Control, Kids Labeled ADD/ADHD

ADHD Online Community for Parents 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Carol's Teaching Tips for ADHD

Mental Health Resources


(Notice: The School for Champions may earn commissions from book purchases) - Picture books to help relax hyperactive children

Top-rated books on ADHD in Children

Top-rated books on Mental Health

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