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What should I do if I think my child may have ADHD?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Begin by mentioning your concerns about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to your family doctor. He or she may refer you to a specialist. Be prepared with information about your child's symptoms and behaviors and any health conditions or medications. You also may want to speak with your child's teacher or day-care provider before your visit.

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