Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a Neurodevelopmental disorder that affects a child’s attention skills, ability to concentrate, causes impulsive behavior.
Dr. Arif Khan is a well-known consultant pediatric neurologist who provides evidence-based ADHD treatment in Dubai.
Children with ADHD may have difficulty focusing, understanding, planning, and regulating their emotions. For example, they may shriek in anger or freeze with a lack of confidence with unusual behavioral patterns.
ADHD affects a child’s cognition and obstructs thinking patterns resulting in behavioral change.
The child’s thinking patterns are often like:
Dr. Arif Khan stresses upon accurate diagnosis for initiating a tailored ADHD program or its remedial treatment. Dr. Arif’s approach to diagnosing ADHD is as follows:
ABA-Therapy– Applied behavioral Analysis Therapy is an important and effective part of ADHD treatment protocol. It applies a technique that changes the functional behavior of ADHD children. It is broken down into discrete modules such as:
Pharmacotherapy: In select cases, the use of stimulant medications or non-stimulant options are indicated. Children have to be assessed and selected carefully, taking a number of factors into consideration.
Further, for children with other comorbidities such as speech delays and slow physical development, Dr. Arif offers a comprehensive and appropriate assessment and therapy with co-specialists of speech and language therapy, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists for the child’s holistic treatment.
Parents play a vital role in knocking out or reducing the severity of ADHD implications in children. Parents helping their children to overcome this disorder must take care of the following points:
Dr. Arif Khan is a renowned consultant pediatric neurologist, founder, and director at Neuropedia. His utmost commitment and dedication towards child health bring him to a place where he enjoys helping children with various deficits such as ADHD, Autism, speech, and behavior-related problems. So, if you’re looking for ADHD medication in Dubai, book an appointment with Dr. Khan and discuss one-on-one about your child’s problem.