Home >

ADHD Diagnosis: Symptom and Treatment Information

Learn About ADHD Diagnosis, Symptoms and Treatment for Children and Adults

Has your child just received an ADHD diagnosis? Or do you suspect she has symptoms of attention deficit? How to find the right doctor, therapist, or ADD coach for an ADHD diagnosis or treatment.

ADHD Diagnosis for Adults and Children

 
GAbout ADHD Children: ADD Diagnosis and Treatment

About ADHD Children: ADD Diagnosis and Treatment

A parent's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children: recognizing symptoms, finding a doctor, evaluating medications, and helping your child thrive. more»

 
You've Got Adult ADHD -- Help Is Here!

You've Got Adult ADHD -- Help Is Here!

Just diagnosed with adult ADD? Here are the next steps for finding ADHD help and treatment. more»

 
Preschool-Age ADHD Children: Too Young for a Diagnosis?

Preschool-Age ADHD Children: Too Young for a Diagnosis?

Is a diagnosis or treatment possible for ADHD children under 5? A new study sheds light on attention deficit in preschoolers. more»

Beyond the ADHD Diagnosis: Understanding Common Learning Disabilities in ADHD Children

Beyond the ADHD Diagnosis: Understanding Common Learning Disabilities in ADHD Children

Roughly half of all children diagnosed with ADHD also suffer from learning disabilities like dyslexia. Here are some common symptoms. more»

Getting an ADHD Diagnosis: 3 Common Mistakes

Getting an ADHD Diagnosis: 3 Common Mistakes

Doctors sometimes make an ADHD diagnosis too quickly or without considering all the symptoms. Here's what you need to know to avoid a mistaken ADHD diagnosis. more»

 
Do You Have Adult ADD? Why an ADHD Diagnosis Is Critical

Do You Have Adult ADD? Why an ADHD Diagnosis Is Critical

Why it's important for adults with symptoms of attention deficit to seek an ADHD diagnosis at any age. more»

 
An Accurate ADHD Diagnosis for Children

An Accurate ADHD Diagnosis for Children

Getting the right diagnosis and treatment for children with ADHD, learning disabilities or behavior problems is rarely straightforward. Here's how parents can help. more»

 
Can Brain Scans Help Predict an ADHD Diagnosis?

Can Brain Scans Help Predict an ADHD Diagnosis?

Some ADHD doctors offer patients high-tech options for diagnosis. Are these technologies helpful in determining the cause of an ADHD child's behavioral and emotional symptoms? more»

 
Who Can Diagnose ADHD?

Who Can Diagnose ADHD?

Titles and job descriptions can be confusing, especially in the alphabet soup of PhDs, M.D.s, LCSWs and others. Who, exactly, can make an ADHD diagnosis? more»

 
What Your Doctor Needs to Know About Diagnosing ADHD in Adults

What Your Doctor Needs to Know About Diagnosing ADHD in Adults

Securing an accurate and complete ADHD diagnosis is the most important step in helping adults with attention deficit. more»

 
The ADHD Diagnosis: Difficult Cases

The ADHD Diagnosis: Difficult Cases

When doctors have trouble diagnosing ADHD, certain tests and evaluations often determine whether other conditions are involved. more»

 
Learn More About...


ADHD Support Groups

ADHD Toolkit

Join ADHD Groups

Find ADHD Help

Get Free Printables

Ask ADHD ?s

ADHD 101

ADHD Blogs

Read ADHD News

Get ADDitude!