How to Prevent Misdiagnosis of ADHD in Children

When you see a child bouncing off the walls when he’s supposed to be learning, what do you think? If you’re like most people, some doctors included, you jump straight to ADHD. And unfortunately, that’s how so many kids get misdiagnosed with ADHD when they actually have another underlying disorder. Symptoms of ADHD Symptoms of ADHD are largely behavioral. In order to receive a diagnosis, children need to exhibit at least 6 out of 9 symptoms in at least two settings for six months or … [Read more...]