Does your child have trouble paying attention in class which results in performing poorly in exams? Your child might be a victim of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is one of the most commonly found neurobehavioral disorders in children. According to a worldwide survey around 50% children have ADHD. ADHD has biological origins and the factors causing this condition are not properly understood yet. As found in researches particular areas of the brain are approximately 5% to 10% smaller in size in children with ADHD. Kids suffering from ADHD are hyperactive and behave impulsively without thinking about consequences. ADHD is a mental disorder which affects a child’s learning ability, attitude and most importantly progress at the school. Children with ADHD usually face problems while solving mathematical calculations, learning a new language or lesson. Sometimes as a person grows older the symptoms of ADHD become less prominent. Although Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not curable consulting a good psychiatrist will manage the disorder to a great extent.
Many parents think that their child is being inattentive on purpose but it might not be the case. Being parents of a child with ADHD can be very frustrating and exhausting. NY based eminent psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Lauter advises parents that instead of punishing your child for being inattentive you should get him/her to a professional psychiatrist to get a check up done. With experience of more than 20 years he says that an early evaluation and effective intervention will help to manage ADHD successfully. There are several treatment options available for ADHD which include behaviour therapy, medication and school accommodation and interventions.
For best results both behaviour therapy and medication are recommended. Dr. Lauter agrees that dealing with children with ADHD is a difficult and challenging task. If not diagnosed early, ADHD weakens the basic learning foundation severely hampering the future of the child. So if you have a kid with ADHD don’t wait and get in contact with this extremely accomplished psychiatrist immediately. He not only has a specialization in clinical neurodevelopment area but also certified in general psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry. After getting his MD in child psychiatry from Albert Einstein College of Medicine he did a fellowship from the University of California, San Francisco- School of Medicine.
Dr. Jonathan Lauter has dedicated his life to better understand the brain and different mental disorders. Besides being the Director, Outpatient Clinic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Elmhurst Hospital New York; he also runs a private practice in Manhattan. Scores of people suffering from ADHD have been enabled to manage their disorder successfully with the help of this skilful doctor. As many have said Dr. Lauter is extremely compassionate and sensitive to his patients. Working in patient manner he is devoted to the mental well being of his patients. With the help of Dr. Lauter and his able team it is possible for ADHD affected children to lead a successful life in future. Hence if you are parents of a child with ADHD do not lose hope and take Dr. Lauter’s expert advice.