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.
If your child has ADHD, should you use different tactics to discipline him than you'd use with your other children?
The answer might surprise you.
"ADHD is a challenge, not necessarily an excuse for kids," says Steven L. Pastyrnak, PhD, division chief of pediatric psychology at the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Michigan.
Still, you might need to be a little more flexible in your expectations of a child with ADHD.
"We need to be more aware of how the ADHD impacts...