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New Doctor, Old Problem

"I'm unhappy with our pediatrician and the medication our daughter takes. How can I find a new doctor?"

by Larry Silver, M.D.


Ask friends or a local parent organization to recommend physicians who work with children who have ADHD. At your first visit, say that your daughter was diagnosed with ADHD, but that her medication didn't seem to be a good fit. Ask for another assessment to confirm the diagnosis and to come up with other treatments.


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