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Penny Williams
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Sometimes, as a parent, you have to follow your gut and keep pursuing something you feel strongly about, even when others are dismissive.

Have you tried an online self-test like this one:

[Self-Test] Could Your Child Have ADHD?

Results on these aren’t the same as evaluation and diagnosis, but they can signal if you’re possibly on the right track or not.

Here’s everything you need to know about ADHD evaluations:

ADHD in Children: Symptoms, Evaluations, Treatments

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism