Deciding if, when and how medicate your child is a big responsibility. In this section we’ve gathered information and advice to help you make the best possible decisions when it comes to medications. Experts shed light on the most effective medications for specific disorders, as well as how to know if your child is getting the right dose and how and when children should be taken off medication. We also offer guidance on how to help older kids manage their own meds when they’re out on their own.

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