Doing a developmental screen is an important way to get children the help they need in a timely manner. A new study shows that utilizing standardized screening tools has increased, but there is still plenty of room for improvement.
Assessing and diagnosing a child for autism spectrum disorder requires a medical workup that covers 4 key areas.
Children with autism spectrum disorder are at risk of wandering or elopement. Asking parents some key questions about how their child’s communication skills and how the child acts in public areas can help keep the child safe. Here are 14 questions that can help keep these children safe.
Teenagers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or parent-reported “trouble staying focused” are poorer drivers and make more driving errors than their peers during the teenagers’ learning permit period according to recent survey data.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its comorbidities can pose significant challenges for children in your practice. It's imperative to know key symptoms as well as the criteria for the condition.
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Motor skill delays are an early predictor of language delays later in childhood and into adulthood in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
A new study reveals that mothers who are aged younger than 20 years when their first child is born were more likely to have a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and researchers suggest maternal age and other genetic factors may be the cause.
When considering a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it's important for the clinician to keep an eye out for symptoms of hyperactivity. Here are 6 key symptoms to aid in diagnosis.
The pediatric medical home is the perfect place for early diagnosis of children who may have autism spectrum disorder.