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Study: Most children with ADHD lack school readiness skills

While the study sample was small — only 93 children — the findings point to the need for better identification of children with ADHD so they can receive intervention, such as behavioral therapy, before they enter school, Loe suggests. “A lot of these kids are not identified until they’re really having a lot of trouble in the school setting,” she said in an article.

The study also comes as efforts to increase developmental screening rates in the early years are increasing across the country.

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