Video: How is ADHD diagnosed in kids?

Understood How is ADHD diagnosed in kids? An ADHD evaluation might involve one or a few interviews. There’s no one single test that professionals use. Watch this video to find out what kinds of questions your child might be asked. Watch video

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ADHD & Anxiety in Children

Katie Harley, LCSW PSYCOM It’s common for children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to struggle with anxiety, whether it’s a few symptoms or a full-blown disorder. According to the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), most recently conducted in 2016, three in 10 children with ADHD also have an anxiety disorder, and the…

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ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder

National Resource Center on ADHD Can a person be diagnosed with ADHD and ASD? More than half of all individuals who have been diagnosed with ASD also have signs of ADHD. In fact, ADHD is the most common coexisting condition in children with ASD. On the flip side, up to a quarter of children with…

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Tar Heel Reader

Online books designed to help students with disabilities learn to read The Tar Heel Reader is a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. The site, which was created by Karen Erickson of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies and Gary Bishop of the department of computer science…

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Students with Developmental Delay

The Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) provides states with the discretion of adopting developmental delay (DD) as an additional categorical option for students. Maryland establishes the age range of three (3) through nine (9) years of age for the use of the DD option.  Read more.  

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