ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Short attention span or
  • Too much attention on too many things
  • Easily distractible
  • Constantly ‘on the go’
  • Endlessly fidgeting
  • Forgetful or losing things
  • Finds it difficult to wait for his/her turn
  • Leads to underachievement at school
  • Impact on friendships and family functioning
  • Can be associated with sleeping difficulties, tics, learning difficulties, behavioural issues
  • Most children are diagnosed between ages of 6-12 years
  • And many other features
  • Hassle-free and easy to book appointments
  • No waiting list to worry about
  • Comprehensive and evidence-based assessments
  • Choice of dates for an appointment
  • Detailed diagnostic report that can help you in getting the right support and services
  • Early intervention means better outcomes for your child
  • I review reports from all settings (e.g. school, nursery)
  • Carry out an ADHD-specific developmental and family history
  • Observe/elicit ADHD specific behaviours through play-based tests
  • Neurodevelopmental assessment for children under 8 years
  • Carry out full physical examination including neurology
  • Growth assessment
  • Review information from test tools/questionnaires
  • Build a picture of your child’s strengths, weaknesses and needs
  • Provide you with a clear diagnostic report confirming or ruling out ADHD
  • Give you a detailed plan addressing all the needs of your child
  • Offer you information about local and national sources of support and information
  • Give you ADHD-specific non-pharmacological strategies
  • Supply you with behavioural and educational interventions
  • Offer of ADHD medications, if the above non-medical measures are not fully effective
  • You could use medical report e.g. to gain extra support at school, claim certain allowances
  • You will feel empowered from a holistic assessment and comprehensive plan of action
  • Present you with an option for follow-up
  • Follow up will be required if medications are started