Improving Engagement in ADHD Care

 ADHD in the News 2021-08-05

Optimal treatment of a child or adolescent with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begins by establishing a collaborative care team consisting of the family, school personnel, primary care clinician (PCC), mental health and subspecialty clinicians, and other adults, such as tutors and coaches.1 To facilitate communication among care team members, a standardized, reliable system should be established to securely collect and share information about the child’s ADHD symptoms and functioning, medication side effects, receipt of ADHD treatments, family treatment preferences and goals, and educational resources.1