When to Get Your Child Evaluated for ADHD

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When to Get Your Child Evaluated for ADHD

Your child has trouble paying attention in school, is restless/fidgety or constantly daydreams. Is this behavior normal developmentally, or is there something deeper occurring? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition Revised (DSM-V TR) describes Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a “persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.” These symptoms have usually...[ read more ]

What to Expect for Your Child’s Psychological Evaluation

Your child’s school informed you that they are struggling to keep up academically. At the playground, you noticed that they are not interested in playing with other kids. Or maybe, your pediatrician referred you for an evaluation. What now? A psychoeducational evaluation may sound like an intimidating process, but it is actually a great way to find the answers you...[ read more ]

Symptoms of Adult ADHD

A lot of discussion is given to childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But this behavioral issue greatly affects adults as well. While the exact cause of adult ADHD isn’t yet understood, recent research seems to indicate that genes and heredity, the foods we eat, and our environment play key roles. Symptoms of Adult ADHD Many adults who are eventually...[ read more ]

How Learning Disabilities Affect a Child’s Mental Health

For many children and teens, learning disabilities are a frustrating part of life. Learning disabilities not only bring a sense of shame and isolation, but they can also lead to mental health issues in some children. What Are Learning Disabilities? According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a learning disability is any disorder of the fundamental psychological processes...[ read more ]



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