I have met a lot of people who willingly accepted a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD for their child, and often chose to give medications soon after. I am highly resistant to the idea of giving a diagnosis to my child for a condition that I'm not convinced is accurate. Medications are 100% out of the question, even if at some point we accepted such a diagnosis.
I am curious to hear the other side. Who would not accept an ADD/ADHD diagnosis for their child? Who was involved in the decisions? What did you do to help your child in areas that were problematic?
Asked by Anonymous at 6:43 AM on Feb. 17, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by Zoeyis at 6:45 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 6:49 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
I refused to have the teachers tell me my son is ADD for 2 years. I changed his diet and voila....he is just fine. Imagine that. I also started working with him in a different way with his homework. He may have ADD but you do not always have to medicate.
Answer by Anonymous at 6:54 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 7:08 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by tnm786 at 7:27 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by samurai_chica at 7:30 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by Mommy1234321 at 7:31 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by samurai_chica at 7:37 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Zoey I never pulled him from school. I just work with him when doing homework differently.
Guess I should have stated that more clearly.
Answer by Anonymous at 7:38 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
Answer by samurai_chica at 7:43 AM on Feb. 17, 2011
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