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Methods of Management of ADHD

  • J. Gordon Millichap
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Abstract

Several methods and disciplines are involved in the management of the child with ADHD. These include participation of the parents, teachers, psychologist, and physicians. The parents, and especially the mother, may be the first to draw attention to the problem, even in the preschool years. The teacher generally reports concerns about a child’s inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior in kindergarten or first grade. The psychologist becomes involved either on referral from the teacher or after consultation with the physician. The pediatrician, pediatric neurologist, or child psychiatrist is usually consulted to confirm the diagnosis and to supervise the management of medical therapy.

Keywords

Learning Disability Stimulant Medication Attention Deficit Disorder Guidance Counselor Remedial Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gordon Millichap
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  1. 1.Division of NeurologyNorthwestern University Medical School, Children’s Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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