My son has a lot of trouble in school -- yet is very smart. He has never had many friends and he doesn't seem to realize what is inappropriate language or behavior in school or in public, or anywhere for that matter. I have two other sons, and they don't seem to have this issue. He is on depression and anti-anxiety meds and seems to be developing an ulcer because of his anxiety about school. He currently is failing courses that he knows a lot about - just can't seem to get the homework done - yet is perfectly capable of doing. He, however, is not good at math and really struggles there.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 6:24 PM on Mar. 31, 2011 in Teens (13-17)
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Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:41 PM on Mar. 31, 2011
There is no blood test or specific medical evaluation. But in order to get a recognized dx in the area I live in an individual has to be diagnosed by a developmental pediatrician, developmental psychologist, or developmental psychiatrist. It would not be enough to get services and resources to have a diagnosis by a psychotherapist or general pediatrician or general practitioner. A psychiatrist most likely would refer him to a developmental psychologist. Every psychologist has specific certifications in assessment evaluation tools they are qualified to administer. Taking him to just anybody who has the title psychologist or psychiatrist will not be enough. But a good beginning because they can refer you to the right professionals. It is a process and can be a little long. Hang in there. Our local hospitals have developmental services that have specialist desgined for this specific thing.
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