Can a pediatrician diagnose ADHD or do you need to see a specialist?
Here’s why you can (and should!) see your kid’s pediatrician first.
While most pediatricians are proactive at screening for autism, hearing loss, and vision problems, it is typically up to parents to notice symptoms of ADHD in their children and request professional testing.
But for most caregivers, the problem isn’t noticing the signs of ADHD, it’s knowing where to go. Can a pediatrician diagnose ADHD or do you need to see a specialist?
In this article, we’ll discuss what you need to know about screening, diagnosing, and treating your child’s ADHD.