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Helping Kids Thrive

Oct 27, 2022

Guest: Steven Nava, NCSP, Nationally Certified School Psychologist

October is ADHD awareness month. ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. According to the CDC, in 2016, 6.1 million children in the US had been diagnosed with ADHD which averages out to be about 9.4% and boys are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than girls. 

In this episode, we are joined by Steven Nava, a school psychologist, as we talk about living with ADHD. We will dive deep into what ADHD looks like, how it is diagnosed, some methods of treatment, and some new research that links ADHD to sleep disorders.

Take the opportunity to listen to learn more about how you as a parent can support your child with ADHD. 

Episode Highlights:

  • What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
  • The process of how a child is diagnosed with ADHD
  • Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
  • Treatments and medications for ADHD
  • Sleep disorders in patients with ADHD
  • Steven’s advice for parents of ADHD children

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