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A 28-year-old male asked:

wat r de signs of add in kids aged 3-5?tink my son mit hav it but i'm not sure?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Almost impossible: It is almost impossible to diagnose adhd in 3-4 year olds as they are in developmental stages that include a lot of activity, low focus and poor ability to sustain attention. These are normal at this age. By age 5 if the child is in school and really having difficulty, there are some screenings that can be done in coordination with the teacher and doctor to see if problem. Make sure sleep is good.

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