HELPING CHILDREN WITH ADHD/ADD
Millions of children suffer from Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). At Desert Valley Pediatrics, our experienced team of providers is committed to helping children manage their symptoms of ADHD through early diagnosis, personalized treatment plans, and ongoing education and resources. With the right care and support, those affected by ADHD can learn to manage their symptoms and lead a fulfilling life.
What Are the Signs of ADHD?
Kids with ADHD experience greater difficulty and more frequent struggles with tasks such as paying attention, listening, following directions, sitting still, and waiting their turn than other kids.
Children with ADHD may show signs such as:
- Difficulty paying attention
- Easily distracted
- Difficulty controlling behavior
- Fidgeting or restlessness
- Difficulty following instructions
- Difficulty staying organized
- Avoidance or dislike of tasks that require sustained mental effort
If you suspect your child may have ADHD, you should schedule an appointment for a checkup with your child’s doctor.
Answer: The exact cause of ADHD/ADD is unknown, but it is thought to be related to genetics, brain chemistry, and environmental factors.
Answer: Treatment for ADHD/ADD typically includes a combination of medications and behavioral interventions.
For additional information about ADHD/ADD screening, call Desert Valley Pediatrics, or request an appointment online today.
WHY DESERT VALLEY PEDIATRICS
Desert Valley Pediatrics is proud to be a part of the Las Vegas community. With three offices in the local area, we have been serving families for over 25 years.
The Road to Good Health Starts Here
Our practice is dedicated to providing high-quality medical care and compassionate service to our patients and their families.
Excellence in Pediatric Care
Our healthcare providers have collectively over one hundred and fifty years of pediatric experience. They have spent the majority of their professional careers promoting health and well-being for the young people of Las Vegas.
We Are Here When You Need Us
Desert Valley Pediatrics has an open calendar to help schedule your wellness visits and exams in advance, including same-day appointments to accommodate unforeseen illnesses.
Your Partner in Child Health
We have three different offices in the Las Vegas valley to serve our patients in a friendly and inviting environment.