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Together We Can: Working with Families to Help Children with Learning and Attention Difficulties
Nerissa S. Bauer, MD, FAAP
(October 31, 2017)
The mother of an 8-year old patient of mine,
who had a history of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and
anxiety, recently came to me in tears because she "just knew something
else was wrong." Her son had been receiving therapies and
services the past year. Since his initial diagnosis, the family wasted no time
"going to bat" for their child.