“A recent study, by Todd Elder of Michigan State University, is revealing that the youngest kids in their grade level may be misdiagnosed with adhd/add
Misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children who are youngest in their grade level may mean almost one million kids are misdiagnosed
How Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Symptoms are Diagnosed
There is no blood test or even a concrete physical exam which can determine if a child is ADHD/ADD. Doctors and Psychologists will rely primarily on behavior analysis as seen by educators and caregivers. Most often the symptoms of ADHD/ADD appear between the ages of three and six years of age but the symptoms can vary for each child.