Diagnosing ADHD in Children

American Academy of Pediatrics

This webpage from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides information and guidelines for parents about diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.

It covers:

  • ‘Symptoms of ADHD’
  • ‘The following guidelines are used to confirm a diagnosis of ADHD:’
  • ‘Keep safety in mind’
  • ‘How can parents help with the diagnosis?’
  • ‘How will my child’s school be involved?’
  • ‘How will others who care for my child be involved?’
  • ‘Are there other tests for ADHD?’

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