Obtaining a diagnossis for a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disoder can be difficult. The National Institute of Mental Health defines ADHD:
"Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity)."
For a parent looking for answers, ADHD can be difficult to navigate. Harvey Pediatrics has a specialist on-staff to assist our patients and their family understand the unique circumstances of such a diagnosis. Our Child Psychology is full time and provides ADHD testing and developmental testing. If you are in the Bentonville and Rogers area looking for testing for a child with ADHD, we are happy to help.