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  • Trying to climb out of the pram or car restraint (toddlers)
  • Running off and getting lost in supermarkets or busy places (toddlers)
  • Refusing to hold hands or be restrained in busy places when needed for safety purposes (toddlers), or jumping out of a parked car without checking for traffic
  • Climbing up furniture, trees, fences in an unsafe manner despite being asked not to do so (preschool, primary school)
  • Not remaining seated at the dinner table or in the classroom
  • Constant chatter or talking too loudly and at the wrong times
  • Interrupting other people’s conversations because unable to wait
  • Difficulty getting to bed, staying in bed, or getting to sleep at night
  • Throwing things in the house without thinking (e.g., balls) thereby breaking windows or furniture by accident