Our Approach To Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

The child and adolescent psychiatrists, developmental behavioral pediatricians, clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, social workers, and learning specialists at NYU Langone’s Child Study Center and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital diagnose and treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a chronic neurobehavioral condition that affects millions of children in the United States. These children may act impulsively, become distracted, or struggle to concentrate at times. Inattention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity may be so severe that it interferes with daily activities.

The specialists at NYU Langone include some of the nation’s leading experts on ADHD and have extensive experience assessing and treating children with ADHD. Our clinicians can work closely with you and your child’s pediatrician, neurologist, teachers, and therapists to develop the best treatment plan for your child.

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Treatment at NYU Langone

NYU Langone experts treat children, teens, and young adults with the goal of improving functioning at home, in the classroom, and during social interactions. Treatment may include medication in addition to behavioral therapy.

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