How America Treats Preschoolers With ADHD, In Charts

 ADHD in the News 2016-06-02

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for kids that young, the first line of treatment is something called parent behavior training, which teaches parents how to help their children act in socially appropriate ways and learn. Only after that fails should children try stimulant drugs. Yet studies by the CDC of employer-based insurance and Medicaid show that the opposite is happening.