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Oppositional defiant disorder

Does your child have this?

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matthew9_22

Asked by matthew9_22 at 6:11 PM on May. 22, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I've only just very recently heard of this disorder. I just always assumed children that behaved like that were undisciplined, over-indulged, and spoiled. I should read a bit more about it.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 6:17 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • I thought that she may but they're actually thinking it may be Aspergers instead.
    Octobersmom

    Answer by Octobersmom at 6:29 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • Yes but you cannot label a child with it until they get passed preschool ages, around middle school.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 6:35 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • Aspergers is hard to diagnose in young Preschool age children & most doctors won't do that. My son is 8 & was just diagnosed with it. It's around the age 7 is when it gets easier to diagnose. You can check out www.yourlittleprofessor.com. It's a great site that will tell you all about Aspergers. As for any actual diagnosis I would not let them claim that just yet seeing as your chilid is so young. Hope the site helps
    Amysan2

    Answer by Amysan2 at 6:52 PM on May. 22, 2011

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