add_girlADD is the number one reason teachers refer children for evaluation. It’s important to understand that children may have trouble paying attention and concentrating for many different reasons. Please view or print Dr. Bloom’s article from The News & Observer for a complete explanation. We do not automatically recommend ADD medication. Instead a thorough evaluation is performed to consider other factors such as subtle learning problems, emotional issues, fine motor skill delay etc. When appropriate, we can recommend medication and refer you to an experienced physician