Is It Really ADHD?
A correct diagnosis is very important because there are many other diagnoses that have the same symptoms as ADHD, such as lack of sleep, food allergies, and Central Auditory Processing just to name a few. It is important to go to a person who specializes in ADHD. Your pediatrician is a good place to start, but general pediatricians may not have the ability to properly make a correct diagnosis. Below is a pamphlet from ADDitude Magazine that provides some food for thought.