Signs that your child might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
A proper evaluation for AD/HD should include a wide array of factors -- including a child's strengths and challenges.
Consider these factors to help determine what is causing your child's attention or hyperactivity problem.
My son's teacher and the principal say that my child has ADHD, but my doctor says he doesn't. What can I do?
Knowing what questions to ask -- about AD/HD diagnosis, treatment, and even insurance coverage -- is the key to getting the answers you need.
My first-grade son is doing okay in school but he receives extra help in reading and speech. He has a very hard time focusing and concentrating and sometimes it seems like he is in another world when you talk to him. It can take an...
I've noticed that my 5-year-old has an issue with keeping focused on what is asked of him. When I ask him why he didn't listen, he says he forgot. He promptly says he's sorry and then will turn around and do it again. When...
My second-grader has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and medication has been recommended. What are some ways I can assist the teacher to understand what he needs in the classroom and how to best work with him?
Inattentive AD/HD interferes with learning and friendships, yet it often goes undiagnosed. Learn what signs and symptoms to watch for -- and how to get help.
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