ADHD or Not?
Frequently parents, teachers and school administrators ask me if I think a kid really has ADHD (“Attention Deficit Disorder”). Many people are skeptical, and parents fear their child has been misdiagnosed and asked to take an unwarranted medication. Kids are now being diagnosed with ADHD more often than ever. In fact, the Center for Disease Control currently estimates 1 in 10 kids are diagnosed with ADHD. When asked this question, my answer is, it depends. Some kids truly