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There is no single test available to diagnose the disorder at this time. A comprehensive evaluation is necessary to establish diagnosis, rule
out other causes, and determine the presence or absence of other co-existing conditions. Formulating a treatment plan is based on several
factors: social, educational, and emotional functioning. Therefore, a careful
history must be taken by a clinician deeply experienced with the disorder. Talk to your doctor about next steps with your child's ADHD, and ask for research and educational material to help you understand the ADHD lifestyle.