Stephen Guffanti, M.D.

Dr. Stephen Guffanti, is founder of and author of Does Your Child Really Have ADHD as well as’s expert on ADHD.

Here, he talks about whether his patient Charley really has ADHD.

Is this really ADHD or something else?

Charley’s mom, at the insistence of his teachers, wants Charley on Ritalin – but is this really the problem? Dr. Guffanti notes that lack of seat sitting is not a clear diagnosis of ADHD, nor is lack of spelling ability as Charley’s mom says. The video Dr. Guffanti refers to is Super Speller Strategy.

Is Lack of Spelling a Diagnosis for ADHD?

Find out more in this video.

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Put your comments below – do you believe your child really has ADHD?

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