ADHD or Active Child?
By Stephen Guffanti, MD | ADHD, dyslexic & ODD
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Active children are often mislabeled ADHD and placed on medication that just makes the situation worse. Join us as we explore the mind of the ADHD labeled child and discover how to release their full potential rather than suppress it. ADHD or Active Child teaches you how to tell if your child is really ADHD or just an active child full of energy. You'll get insight into a simple misunderstanding that has stumped teachers and psychiatrists. You'll learn tools and techniques to help your children make friends, cooperate rather than defy and finish the tasks they start. Often the label obscures the simple solutions that the heart of your child is trying to express. We are committed to helping families speak their hearts and enjoy the peace and support that your family deserves. Learn the symptoms of ADHD in children, what the ADHD medications do and don't do and treatments that work for every issue. Dr. Guffanti has been an International speaker on ADHD since 2003. Join the thousands of families that have heard him talk and brought hope and healing to their family.
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