How to Recognize If Your Child Has a Learning Disability

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we see a wide variety of children — from those who are “whizzes” at almost everything to those who struggle to learn certain skills and keep up with their peers. The parents of these latter children often come to us wanting to know if there’s “something wrong” with their child and

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How to Know If Your Child Should Be Evaluated For ADHD

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Almost all children go through periods when their attention wanders or their behavior veers out of control. However, for some, these types of behaviors are more than an occasional problem. Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have behavior problems that are so frequent and severe that they interfere with their ability to function normally

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Does your child have ADHD? How to tell and what to do.

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It is believed that anywhere from 3-10% of children in the United States have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Most often, this condition is recognized when the child starts attending school and he or she requires a more structured environment. But quite often, the signs and symptoms are apparent at a younger age. Here in

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