If a child has a chronic condition like this it is important to stay with one doctor with whom you can develop a good relationship. Follow all his directions and discuss it with him personally if you are unsure or unhappy. It sounds like the Ritalin is give on good indication and under sufficient supervision. You can ask your doctor to give you and your child detailed information on the condition, what to expect in the future and how to deal with it medically and emotionally.
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