Treating specific symptoms of autism or ADHD can help children, even without a diagnosis

 ADHD in the News 2021-07-15

For individuals experiencing mental health difficulties, early access to support services and effective intervention can be life-altering. To access these services through the health-care system, however, most institutions require an official diagnosis. But what about those who have symptoms, but don’t quite meet the criteria for a mental health diagnosis? These individuals may be overlooked by the health-care system, despite symptoms that may be treatable.