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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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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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My daughter is ADHD, ODD, violent and I need to get her help.

How do I find the help for my daughter that she needs? She is ADHD, ODD and violent, but I believe it to be more than that as it’s like she has no feelings. She is doing street drugs and … 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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How can we get our daughter back on track before she becomes a teenager?

We have a 10-year-old daughter and a 15-year-old son, our concern is primarily with our daughter. She has been diagnosed with severe learning disabilities, ADHD, and anxiety disorders (separation, general, and unspecified). She has been eating a gluten-free diet and … 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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Can you explain why you never mention diet as a cause of behavior problems?

Can you explain to me why you never once, in all the instances of parents asking about behavior issues in their children, mention diet? Many of the symptoms of ADHD can be caused by exposure to all of the dyes, … Continue reading

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My son loves to argue and can say very hurtful things. What can I do?

My ten-year-old son has always shown signs of opposition, he loves to argue. He can be hateful at times and says nasty, hurtful things. He can also be very loving and feels bad if he hurts someone’s feelings. I feel sometimes he … Continue reading

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