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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder—Behavioral Issues in Child Care and Schools
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have higher levels of impulsivity and hyperactivity and/or inattention than other children their age. Not every child who has disorganized or impulsive behaviors has ADHD. The most important step is to look for other causes, especially exposure to traumatic events or stressors, developmental delays, and mood and anxiety problems.
Homework Tips for Parents to Teens—ADHD Toolkit
Need more information? Contact CHADD at www.chadd.org
Hyperactivity—Behavioral Issues in Child Care and Schools
Hyperactivity is typically thought of as one part of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which can be diagnosed in children as early as age 4 years. However, because most preschoolers can be active and inattentive and have difficulty staying engaged at times, only medical and/or mental health professionals should establish the diagnosis after carefully receiving input from parents or guardians and teachers.
Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Behavior management skills that can be included in a Care Plan include
Use of Psychostimulant Medication: Tips for Parents—ADHD Toolkit
Help your teen be responsible with medication.
Use of Psychostimulant Medication: Tips for Teens—ADHD Toolkit
Stimulant medications are defined as controlled substances under federal and state regulations. The possession of stimulant medication without a prescription is against the law
Why Am I Having So Much Trouble With School?—ADHD Toolkit
It is very common to have difficulties in school if you have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Why Is My Child Having Trouble in School?—ADHD Toolkit
It is very common for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to have difficulties in school. These problems can occur for several reasons.

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We encourage all parents and guardians to contact our office during our working hours, as our staff has access to your child’s medical records during this time. However, should that not be possible for you, do still contact the office to reach our answering service. Please leave your name, the patient’s name and date of birth, and a reliable call-back telephone number with your medical concerns or questions. Remember to remove all call blocks at that time to allow a return call. Caller ID is not an appropriate means for reaching our provider(s). Please have a pharmacy number ready in case a prescription is needed. Allow our on-call provider to respond promptly.

For true emergencies, please call 911

Our Website

We advocate for all families to visit our website regularly. It provides office updated, medical and physician information, our wellness exam and immunizations schedule, and multiple pediatric resources to help you care for your child. In addition to a link to the American Academy of Pediatrics website, there are other approved pediatric website links to assist you in the care of your child – especially if they are sick. You will also be able to complete new patient forms to limit your wait time at your office visit.

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Mitchells Pediatrics

(318) 487-1602
221 Pecan Park Ave Alexandria, LA 71303