Thursday, 01 December 2011 00:00 Written by Dr. Deborah G Mishek
Routines are important but especially for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - ADHD. Morning can often be rough and can start the day badly for children and parents.
Developmental Pediatrics is a sub-specialty of general pediatrics that focuses on assessing and treating children and adults with developmental delays and disabilities and chronic conditions affecting physical or emotional development, learning, attention, tics, autistic spectrum disorders or behavior.
Anxiety is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children (http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/children/childhood-anxiety-disorders). Some large studies have demonstrated that clinically significant anxiety occurs in anywhere from 6-20% of children.