If your teen has been experiencing difficulty with feelings, having a hard time at school, not...Read More
ADHD, ODD, LDs and More—What a Diagnosis Means for Your Child by James Lehman, MSW A diagnosis is...Read More
As children with ADHD initially present to professionals with problems affecting behavior and learning, a comprehensive assessment is necessary to confirm a diagnosis according to criteria previously outlined. It is also...Read More
by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia | Feb 18, 2009 | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Expired | 0
The diagnosis and assessment of ADHD can be a difficult process for both parents and their child. The symptoms of ADHD are clustered according to criteria set out in clinical diagnostic systems. Diagnostic criteria for ADHD The...Read More
Many parents see signs of an attention deficit in toddlers long before the child enters school. For example, as a 3-year-old, Henry’s son already displayed some signs of hyperactivity. He seemed to lose interest and dart...Read More
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