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6 Action Steps for Parents of Children with ADHD

Provided by the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council

If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, the following steps are designed to help you make choices about the various treatment options for your child, based on the best available evidence.

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Learn as much as you can about the various treatment options for ADHD. Consider the major approaches to ADHD treatment:

  • Parent-behavior training
  • Medication
  • Combined therapies (for example, medication plus behavioral therapies, such as parent-behavior training, school-based interventions, or other behavioral interventions)
Learn more about these ADHD treatment options.

Next: Talk with Your Child's Doctor

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