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My son is almost two, he is smart and a delight to be around. He naps at daycare on a mat and when I put him in his crib at night he goes right to sleep. Between 11:00 p.m. and … Continue reading
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
My eleven-year-old daughter has some serious problems and I need some help figuring out how to get her some help to find out what the actual issue is. She consistently breaks rules, is defiant, hostile and aggressive to siblings, parents, peers, … Continue reading
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
I’ve had chronic pain since 2007 and I have just entered into high school. I’m having trouble concentrating when I have intense pain (I have hemicrania continua with side shift) and I’m still waiting to get into a pain clinic. … Continue reading
I have been told that one of the signs for Tourette’s, particularly in children, is pointing or when they connect their fingers, knuckles or fists together (my mother-in-law said my husband did this from 2-8 years of age, my husband … Continue reading
My son is 12 years old. When he was 4 he was diagnosed with Aspergers/PDD, since then he has had many other diagnoses: ADHD, ODD, bipolar and most recently tics. He is hyperactive, there is no doubt about that, we … Continue reading
My ten-year-old son was diagnosed by his teacher as having Attention Deficit Disorder. What is that? Teachers are not qualified to diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder. A health professional, such as a pediatrician, psychologist or psychiatrist should diagnose. Obviously, your child’s … Continue reading