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Evaluating for Childhood ADHD

…language assessment Not every child receives the same evaluation; their assessment will depend upon their specific symptoms and problems. For example, children who have difficulties with learning may need a…

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ADHD, Self-Harm, and Suicide

…coping strategies and seek formal assessment and treatment options with mental health professionals. It is important to realize that self-harm is a serious concern that should not be ignored, and…

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) have developed practice parameters for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with…

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CHADD in the News

…Teachers Need to Know Summary: The chances are high that at some point in your teaching career, you’ll be asked to fill out an assessment (or many) for students suspected…

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Challenges in ADHD Care for Children of Color – Part 2

…is where, even when we take it from the assessment level, of really reexamining all of our diagnostic tools in terms of, is this culturally competent in terms of the…

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Fearless Advocacy: Pro Tips for School Team Meetings

…a different role. They conduct assessments to determine diagnosis as well as to inform interventions. Know that if you disagree with school testing results, you can obtain private testing or…

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Challenges in ADHD Care for Children of Color–Part 2

…when we take it from the assessment level, we need to really reexamine all of our diagnostic tools and ask, Is this culturally competent in terms of the questions that…

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ADHD News-Caregivers

…past experiences with the medical community did not always include appropriate evaluation and correct diagnosis. What steps can they take to ensure their child is getting a proper assessment? Listen…

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19 Tips for Finding Low-Cost ADHD Treatment

…This could make assessment and counseling could be affordable. TIP #9 Clinical research programs may qualify adults or children for an ADHD assessment and treatment. Check out your local academic…

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