Category Archives: ADHD

Should I get my son tested for ADHD?

My five-and-a-half-year-old son shows little interest in school. He is meeting the basic primary expectations: knows his letters and phonetic sounds, numbers, and basic sight words. He is reading at a basic level but not the highest in the class. … Continue reading

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I don’t want to lose my daughter. I need help now.

I am desperate to find help for my 15-year-old daughter who suffers from ADHD and who I now believe is severely depressed. She is lashing out in anger at everyone around her including teachers, police, parents.  She is rude, ignorant, does not … Continue reading

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How can I get help for my son with ADD/ADHD?

I have a twelve-year-old son who was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD four years ago. He has violent temper tantrums and trashes his room or whatever is around him when he does not get his own way.  When he is in school, … Continue reading

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How can I get my daughter tested for ADHD?

I have an 11-year-old daughter who I think has some issues, her teachers believe she may have ADHD, how do I get her tested? The diagnosis of ADHD can be done by a psychologist, psychiatrist or a pediatrician who specializes … Continue reading

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How can I get a reassessment of my son’s ADHD diagnosis?

My nine-year-old son was diagnosed at age four with ADHD and we have been going through different pills like crazy, it has been an ongoing fight. I am wondering how I get a reassessment of his situation? How do I … Continue reading

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My son has ADHD and it is difficult to get him help.

My 16-year-old son has ADHD and we are experiencing severe behavioural problems at home. I am constantly told of wait lists or people don’t call me back, what can I do to speed up the process to get him the health care … Continue reading

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We need help with our son’s mood swings and aggression.

My eight-year-old son was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and  Epilepsy at 8 months, and more recently with ADHD. His behavior and mood swings are up and down. We have constant contact with Doctors and other professionals but nothing is working. … Continue reading

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Is my son too young for a proper ADHD diagnosis?

My four-year-old son is showing signs of ADHD. Is he too young to be properly diagnosed and at his age should we entertain the idea of medication? The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at age four is not … Continue reading

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Is ADHD medication causing my grandson’s seizures?

My 13-year-old grandson has ADHD and is on Concerta. He had tremors and they increased his dose, yesterday he had a full blown seizure. Is this a possible result of Concerta? Figuring out the cause of seizures can only be … Continue reading

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Teachers complain my son is hyper, what can I do?

I have a kid of 4 years old. He is intelligent and very sharp but his teachers complain that he is hyper. He is a fidget. He cannot concentrate on one thing at a time and doesn’t have any patience … Continue reading

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