There is no single test to diagnose ADHD. A doctor will make a diagnosis based on a physical exam, history of behavior, and specific symptoms. Your cihlds pediatrician may refer you to a mental health professional who is experienced in childhood disorders such as ADHD.
History of Behavior. The doctor will ask for a detailed history of the childs behavior. Parents should describe specific problems encountered during the childs development, family history of...Read more
Some doctors are prescribing medications for ADHD, such as Adderall, to help children do better in school - whether they have ADHD or not... Read more »