There's a group for those, they'd probably be tons of help! My brother was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 5, but I don't know specifics.
My son was just diagnosed with ADHD last november.
my middle son was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD when he was 4. he is going to be turning 11 at the beginning of April.
Sometimes a pediatrician will diagnose it but its better to get a referal to a child psychiatrist. My oldest ds has adhd and we decided to do something about it WITHOUT perscription medications... I have adhd and perscription meds were the worst things that have ever happened to me... We have been able to control ds's adhd with an "acid" we found at a natural health food store. You hear about it all the time but no one really thinks twice about it. Its called DHA and it really does help with my ds. We paid $17.09 before taxes at the health food store... It gave us a 60 day supply and he only takes it once a day. But since we started him on it his grades have improved immensely! Its worth a shot if they tell you your kiddo has adhd/ add. And there's no "crashing" or side effects that you have to worry about. DHA is part of the Omega3 complex found in fish oil. Just a thought. Also, research has proven ( I had a hard time believing this at first) that Mt. Dew has some interesting interactions with adhd. It apparently helps calm the children down and allows them to focus better in school... I haven't tested this theory personally but...
My dr sent us to a specialist. The specialist diagnosed Ian.
My son is A.D.D/A.D.H.D
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