Children are very playful and have the curiosity to know and do something new. They are very creative and fun-loving. But one of the major challenges which the kids of this generation are facing is ADHD. It is a disorder where kids want to gain attention. They feel that they are not taken care properly. They start overthinking and would not be able to concentrate on anything.There is no specific procedure to diagnose the disorder but there are some steps which can be done. Sometimes just seeing and observing the kids behavior itself can give us an hint that the kid needs medical help. There are kids who may not feel like talking to anyone and may be all by themselves in their own world. The kid can go through medical examination.Doctors can be consulted and the treatment of the kid can start. The kids can be prepared before visiting the doctor.The parent can make a list of symptoms. They should have the list of all medical test which was done in recent past. They should prepare the kid to answer to the doctor’s questions. Since the child is small they may not be fine talking and sharing their information to a third person. Since the child might be interacting with the doctor for the first time it is important to keep the kid mentally prepared. Kids may not be able to express their feeling and may not be able to open up easily. The parents should act as a bridge between the child and the doctor. It’s very important to share all the information related to the child with the doctor. There are drugs like Adderall which can be given on the doctor’s prescription.Its important to start of the treatment of the patient at the early stages so that the disorder can be cured quickly.
Let’s see what sought of questions the doctor may ask the parent during the visit for ADHD treatment:
• When has the child’s behavior being changed.
• If there was any recent major changes happened in the child life.
• Was the child interactive earlier.
• Did the child have any medical issues earlier.
• Does the kid have friends
• How does the child behave in school
• Does the kid have proper sleep
• What hobbies the kid has.
There is a treatment available for ADHD. Children who are diagnosed with this disorder should start getting treated at the earliest from when the disorder is identified.