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What does the first session with an occupational therapist for ADHD typically entail?

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The first thing the therapist does is evaluate your child. They usually do this with input from you and your child's teachers.

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "Occupational Therapy."

American Occupational Therapy Association: "ADHD," "OT in Schools."

News release, ScienceDaily.

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pediatrics , June 1, 2012.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 10, 2017

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "Occupational Therapy."

American Occupational Therapy Association: "ADHD," "OT in Schools."

News release, ScienceDaily.

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pediatrics , June 1, 2012.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 10, 2017

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