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How old should a child be to be tested for adhd?

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katcb1019

Asked by katcb1019 at 10:48 PM on Feb. 19, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I do believe 5 years is when they will officially diagnose. My daughter was 5.
    ashisamom

    Answer by ashisamom at 10:49 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • My children were 5
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 10:49 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • i agree, i think that 5 or 6 would be the right age
    arkelly2188

    Answer by arkelly2188 at 10:51 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • My son was almost 5 when diagnosed..in his case it was more than obvious. Even at 3 we knew something was off.
    Heathercurlz

    Answer by Heathercurlz at 10:52 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I was told schoolage with my son when daycare told me to take him to the doc, doc said to come back when he started school but that was 6 years ago.
    ConnectHearts

    Answer by ConnectHearts at 7:36 AM on Feb. 20, 2011

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