Doctor, my child can’t focus in school. Does he need medication?

 ADHD in the News 2015-11-03

School has been in full swing for a while and you probably have a good idea how your child is performing. It’s not uncommon for parents to bring a child into the pediatrician’s office after that first report card to say that “he can’t focus and needs to be on medication.” But there are countless causes for poor school performance, and identifying the right problem to fix is the key to success.