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Parenting a child with ADD or ADHD successfully requires that you first ascertain that the child does indeed have ADD or ADHD. See a qualified professional to rule out other disorders that mimic ADHD. You may want to try calling your family physician for a referral to a specialist. School Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, or Parent Coaches specializing in ADHD can assist you with a referral. Friends and neighbors can provide tremendous resource information and support, ask for help.