10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About ADHD in Children
Whether you're trying to find out if your child has ADHD, or they have already been diagnosed, there are questions that many parents have, including diagnosis, treatment, and managing schoolwork and day-to-day activities.
To get answers, you can talk about it with your child's doctor or other health care professional.
Although some pediatricians with special training in the disorder will diagnose ADHD in children, most will refer you and your child to a mental health professional such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, or social worker trained in diagnosing and treating the disorder.
You can also find a professional who specializes in ADHD diagnosis through your health plan, your child’s teacher or school counselor, other parents of children with ADHD, or nonprofit organizations such as Children and...