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How can pediatricians treat neurodevelopmental disorders

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∙ there are good evidences that parenting programs and neuro- developmental therapy can work in attention deficit hyper- activity disorder and autism spectrum ...
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CEP Clin Exp Pediatr Vol. 64, No. 1, 1-2, 2021https://doi.org/10.3345/cep.2020.00507PerspectiveKey message∙ Recently neurodevelopmental therapy for preschool-agedchildren with neurodevelopmental disorders is paid for byhealth insurance in Korea.∙ There are good evidences that parenting programs and neuro-developmental therapy can work in attention deficit hyper-activity disorder and autism spectrum disorder.∙ Pediatricians must be able to pass away important informationto parents.Although neurodevelopmental therapy for preschool-agedchildren with neurodevelopmental disorders recently becamereimbursable by health insurance in Korea, there is a little of evi-dence relating to the effectiveness of parenting programs andneurodevelopmental therapy for children with attention deficithyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder(ASD).A review of parenting programs found them ineffective forhyperactivity or impulsivity but somewhat helpful for improvingattention. Neurodevelopmental...