The symptoms you are describing could be compatible with the diagnosis of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) but a physical exam is needed.
Patients with ADHD are easily distracted, have difficulty focusing, forgetful, and frequently jump from one task to another. In addition, they may exhibit impulsive behavior such as nonstop talking and have . . . → Read More: I am concerned my daughter (3 years old) has symptoms of ADHD. We live in Thailand currently, and I took her to a doctor there (not a specialist in ADHD) who stated she is ‘normal’. She more often than not refuses to do as she is told and will even not aknowledge you despite being called about five times. She often has a tantrum, throwing an item violently onto the floor. She has on two occasions taken money from her grandmothers purse within her handbag. Despite being told on numerous occasions that she is not allowed a treat from a shop without going in with money, she enters shops (including her aunties) and selects sweets, leaving without paying. She has slapped her mother’s face several times. Two days ago at her nursery she slipped out of the classroom and was found on the road outside by the security guard. I fear for my daughters future and feel that she needs help and/or medical assistance.