ADHD Resource Center
Almost all children have times when their behavior veers out of control. They may speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, refuse to wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they may drift as if in a daydream, failing to pay attention or finish what they start.
However for some children, these kinds of behaviors are more than an occasional problem. Children with attention-deficit/
What is ADHD?
ADHD is a condition of the brain that makes it difficult for children to control their behavior. It is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood. It affects 4% to 12% of school-aged children. About 3 times more boys than girls are diagnosed with ADHD.
At My Kid’s Doctor, we follow the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/
The resources below have basic information as well as questionnaires and forms needed to start the evaluation process.