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ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis

Everyone has moments where they do something impulsive, such as blurt out something they didn't mean to say, or lose interest in one task and switch to another before the first is complete. Sometimes, people get forgetful and disorganized, especially if they have a lot on their minds or are under a great deal of stress. Knowing when to have a child evaluated can be confusing. Some questions that can be considered when deciding whether or not to seek an evaluation include: Do these behaviors occur more often than in other children of the same age? Are these behaviors a continuous problem, rather than a response to a temporary situation? Do the behaviors occur in several settings or only in one specific place, like the playground or in the schoolroom? If a parent, educator, caregiver, or... Show More

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