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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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My niece is having a lot of difficulties and I think there is a mental health issue. How can I help her?

My niece is visiting. She just turned 16 in January. She failed grade 9. Attended a special program to help her adjust/catch-up to grade 10 but became involved in an abusive relationship (that has thankfully ended). I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Does my daughter have a learning disability?

My daughter is almost six, nearing the end of grade primary in French. French is not spoken at home. I have been noticing that she is mixing her numbers and letters up a lot, even when she is looking right … Continue reading

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My daughter shakes a lot and has trouble understanding questions, should I be worried?

My four-year-old daughter shakes all the time (mostly hands) when she wakes up or is doing something (eating, drinking, etc). She also has problems comprehending when you are asking her questions, it’s like she doesn’t understand what you are asking, … 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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