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How do I know if my child is hyperactive?

If your child has a lot of energy, then she is already blessed with that gift. But because she may have what seems like an excess of energy, she may have received the "hyperactive" label. However, what doctors and teachers call hyperactivity can also be called exuberance. Exuberance is characterized by high energy and an intense interest in and curiosity about the world. Exuberant children are often playful, intense, and fun to be around.
The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

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