“Navigating the Life Stages of ADHD: Key Concerns in Diagnosing and Treating Children” [Video Replay & Podcast #319]

Episode Description


(Part 1 of a Three-Part Series on Managing ADHD Across the Lifespan)

Children identified with consideration deficit hyperactivity dysfunction (ADHD or ADD) face extra challenges — working out spoken language, reading and writing fluently, and deciphering non-verbal cues in social settings — at an earlier age than their peers. Many youngsters with ADHD to find it laborious to focus, pay attention, and interact with friends in faculty and extracurricular settings. All of this provides up.

What’s extra, ADHD in children frequently comes with comorbidities and studying disabilities that can impact behaviors and lecturers in early basic college. As demands increase in late elementary and center college, impairments in government functioning make writing stories or operating on staff projects more difficult for youth with ADHD.

Children with ADHD also continuously combat to manage impulsivity and their emotions, making it more difficult to take care of friendships. At the similar time, comorbid oppositional defiant dysfunction might injury a kid’s relationship with their parents.

Parents will have to ensure that their kid is evaluated by way of a clinician who is experienced in diagnosing and treating no longer best ADHD but additionally comorbid conditions like learning disabilities and nervousness. Recognizing and managing “demanding situations” early will lend a hand youngsters with ADHD effectively get started their academic careers — without or with ADHD medicine. Enabling a kid with ADHD to really feel good and engage in wholesome peer relationships will lead to a a success faculty and social life, and inspire a smoother transition to school.

Listen and learn from Adelaide S. Robb, M.D., about:

  • Strategies for diagnosing and operating with kids with ADHD
  • How to identify and organize common demanding situations
  • How to treat children with ADHD medications, together with appropriate initiation and titration of stimulants and non-stimulants
  • The importance of early remedy and control of comorbid conditions to verify the a success initiation of college and control of independent learning

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Adelaide S. Robb, M.D., holds the title of Distinguished Endowed Professor and Chair at Children’s National Hospital and is a Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. She is a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr. Robb sees outpatients with severe Axis I disorders. She directs a big clinical trial program in pediatric psychopharmacology for brand new brokers being examined for FDA approval in children and teens. | See expert’s full bio »

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