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ODD isn't fake

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post

Why do people tend to think it doesn't exist? It isn't a fake disorder. I have been dealing with this disorder for  almost 5 years with my ds. all of my ds principals, vice principals, and teacher for the past 5 years know it is in fact a real disorder. ODD is more than a misbehaved child.  There is more to it than that.


Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 10 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 8:59 PM
No Anon is right. It's the parents fault.


Quoting Anonymous:

I agree people like the previous poster irritate me so much.  They are so ignorant and have no idea how much work goes into taking care of a child with odd or how heartbreaking it can!




Quoting Wicked.Jester:

You are so clueless.  I am glad you get to reside in the fantasy world you live in, because you couldn't handle an ODD child.

Quoting Anonymous:

Lack of discipline

My child WILL behave! That outrageous behavior is not acceptable. 

You don't have to agree with me, go ahead and suffer through this as you chose too, by getting this "dx" you are not helping your child in any way what so ever. It only lets you "off the hook". 






Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Not true. A responsible pediatrician wouldn't do it. But that doesn't mean it's not possible. 

Insurance companies wouldn't cover treatment unless the child has seen a specialist. But when kids are on medicaid there are no checks and balances. Pediatricians can diagnose and treat whatever they want. 

Quoting Anonymous:

a pediatrician can not diagnosed ODD or bipolar it has to be done by a specialist.

Quoting Anonymous:

It would be awesome if that was true. But it's just not. 

There are really irresponsible pediatricians out there who will indeed diagnose a child with ODD or even Bipolar after an office visit. 

Quoting Wicked.Jester:

And they generally all ger ruled out.  Its not the first diagnosis anyone EVER gives.

Quoting Anonymous:

I still question this diagnosis. I feel that there may be many other factors that produce these behaviors other than slapping on an ODD diagnosis.





Anonymous
by Anonymous 9 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 8:59 PM

It's not nearly as common as all the mothers who say their children have it. I might believe a few of you, but out of 30 comments 11 people say their child has it. So for those that do actually have a child with it, I'm sorry. For the rest, stop being attention whores and jumping on the ODD bus. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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so you are one of the ignorant ones who think it is lack of dicipline? My ds get dicipline.

the meds do not "let anyone off the hook, in  fact they still have issues while on meds, my ds meds help him some what stay in control while in school. t he meds do help my child.

Quoting Anonymous:

Lack of discipline

My child WILL behave! That outrageous behavior is not acceptable. 

You don't have to agree with me, go ahead and suffer through this as you chose too, by getting this "dx" you are not helping your child in any way what so ever. It only lets you "off the hook". 


LectioDivina
by on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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Did you know there's recordable changes in the brain chemistry between people with Odd/Add/Adhd than with neurotypicals?

Quoting Anonymous:

No Anon is right. It's the parents fault.


Quoting Anonymous:

I agree people like the previous poster irritate me so much.  They are so ignorant and have no idea how much work goes into taking care of a child with odd or how heartbreaking it can!




Quoting Wicked.Jester:

You are so clueless.  I am glad you get to reside in the fantasy world you live in, because you couldn't handle an ODD child.

Quoting Anonymous:

Lack of discipline

My child WILL behave! That outrageous behavior is not acceptable. 

You don't have to agree with me, go ahead and suffer through this as you chose too, by getting this "dx" you are not helping your child in any way what so ever. It only lets you "off the hook". 







Anonymous
by Anonymous 11 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I've never heard of it so I can't answer.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 10 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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Maybe you are ignorant to the fact that kids are over diagnosed and popping a happy pill to satisfy mommy and daddy, because they don't want to bother changing his/her behavior by changing schedules, diet, habits and such.


Quoting Anonymous:

I agree people like the previous poster irritate me so much.  They are so ignorant and have no idea how much work goes into taking care of a child with odd or how heartbreaking it can!




Quoting Wicked.Jester:

You are so clueless.  I am glad you get to reside in the fantasy world you live in, because you couldn't handle an ODD child.

Quoting Anonymous:

Lack of discipline

My child WILL behave! That outrageous behavior is not acceptable. 

You don't have to agree with me, go ahead and suffer through this as you chose too, by getting this "dx" you are not helping your child in any way what so ever. It only lets you "off the hook". 






acaisha
by Gold Member on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:01 PM
It's actually called reactive attachment disorder not detachment. Did your son suffer a trauma or loss as a child?

Quoting Wicked.Jester:

Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Very real.

My son has reactive detachment disorder and some of the behaviors overlap.

I wouldn't wish a child with ODD on anyone.  Its heartbreaking.

Quoting Anonymous:

Odd stands for. .


Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:02 PM

I work with children and have seen it happen dozens of times. 

I've had 8 years olds being treated for depression by pediatricians. I got a note from a pediatrician "diagnosing" a ten year with autism after one office visit.  Without insurance companies insisting specialists are seen, doctors can treat for whatever they want. They can prescribe any med to anyone they want. 

Quoting Wicked.Jester:

Has this happened to you?  Or is this just rumor that you hear about?

Quoting Anonymous:

It would be awesome if that was true. But it's just not. 

There are really irresponsible pediatricians out there who will indeed diagnose a child with ODD or even Bipolar after an office visit. 

Quoting Wicked.Jester:

And they generally all ger ruled out.  Its not the first diagnosis anyone EVER gives.

Quoting Anonymous:

I still question this diagnosis. I feel that there may be many other factors that produce these behaviors other than slapping on an ODD diagnosis.





Snakecharm
by Platinum Member on Aug. 25, 2013 at 9:02 PM
Did you know he had these issues before the adoption?


Quoting Wicked.Jester:

He is 14 now.  He has been in therapy for 7 years (still is).  The improvement is slow, and painful, and sometimes it feels like we are going backwards....but its there, and I am overwhelmingly grateful for it.

Quoting Snakecharm:

So sad... I'm so glad he has you to give him the love and care he needs. Bless you. Has he shown improvement since being with you? How old is he now?





Quoting Wicked.Jester:

Yes he was adopted at 4 years old.  Its not the country thats the problem, ita growing up in an institution for so long.

Quoting Snakecharm:

Was your son adopted? I ask because detachment disorders are common in adopted babies from certain parts of the world.








Quoting Wicked.Jester:

Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Very real.

My son has reactive detachment disorder and some of the behaviors overlap.

I wouldn't wish a child with ODD on anyone.  Its heartbreaking.

Quoting Anonymous:

Odd stands for. .










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