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... My son was a 25 weeker micro preemie baby. He is now repeating PreK due to his Aug 14 birthday and his immaturity. ... (2 replies)
... What many people don't realize is that ADHD and high intelligence are not mutually exclusive. In fact, many, many people with ADHD have extremely high IQ's. ... (5 replies)
... Well I have a 12 year old with ADHD. First of all the blurting and silly comments and immaturity levels are normal with a child with ADHD. My son does that stuff still. They are not on the social level as so called normal children their age. ... (10 replies)

... old. In fact, many experts believe one shouldn't even try to diagnose ADHD in children younger than five, because it's so difficult to distinguish hyperactivity from normal toddler behavior. ... (2 replies)
... My son has been diagnosed with ADHD, and I see the same things...He started 1st grade this year, and his first homework assignment took us 2 hours. I wanted to pull my hair out. ... (5 replies)
... present with symptoms suggestive of ADD, I recommend nonmedication treatments like increased structure, consistent limits, predictable schedules, plenty of play and exercise, and increased parental presence, if possible. ... (2 replies)
... My daughter has been taking Adderall XR for about 3 years now. She is 11 yrs old and takes 25 mg once a day. She is the inattentive type ADHD. I've been battling with myself for the last year as to whether or not I should continue with meds. ... (11 replies)
... Okay I am totally frustrated and confused!!! ... (6 replies)
... Hello! I'm new to posting here but have lurked for a while. I suspect my 7 y.o. son may have ADHD. He fidgets constantly, has difficulty sitting still, and is easily distracted. He can focus for a while, but once he gets off track, it is difficult to get him on task. ... (5 replies)
... I am an adult with ADHD and was only officially diagnosed when I was a senior in college. I am now 27, happily married and teaching. Having ADHD did make most things genuinely more difficult, as did my immaturity, but I was still responsible for the choices I made good and bad. ... (16 replies)
... Thank goodness now he has no mood swings, sleeps better and I guess his difficulties in school seemed to either be related to immaturity or the teacher he had because the next year he did excellent in school and the new teacher said he was a pleasure to have in class! ... (34 replies)
... We have an Emotional immaturity issue. My 7 year old daughter is very intelligent so she has been chosen to go to the library to do research. ... (6 replies)
... Let me assure you that my husband and I exhausted all avenues before first arriving at a diagnosis of ADHD and second before using medication as a treatment. ... (10 replies)
... on a weekend or day off, spend time in the library with her and show her how to use it. Practice ahead of time how to look things up, or whatever skills she will need to use on her own. ... (6 replies)
ADHD in Adults?
Nov 6, 2006
... Um I would say, immaturity, he might be bored and looking for amusment at your expense. Or hes testing your will to fight back and see what he can get away with. And if you posted that on here. Its sounds like hes winning. Watch out for manipulators. ... (2 replies)
... I'm very glad to hear he's doing better!! Very confusing though huh??? (34 replies)
Marriage and ADHD
Apr 27, 2007
... Having difficulty focusing is a sign of ADD. Blaming problems on everything and everyone but yourself is a sign of immaturity. ... (12 replies)
... PS Amy, in the meantime, while you are trying to sort out his attention span, what if you tried this? Instead of "insisting" that he correct "careless mistakes", what if you tried to make homework more fun? Try tons and tons of positive reinforcement - celebrate every correct answer instead of focusing on the wrong ones. "You got that one right! Way to go! That was a... (5 replies)
... I know most 8 year olds have trouble dealing with disapointment, but his reaction is pretty extreme. I've gotten pretty good at maintaining my cool and when this happen I remove him as quickly as I can from the situation. The medication certainly helps but I've noticed that if he is hungry or tired, forget it! ... (4 replies)
... I have a child with ADHD and I CAN and DO speak from experience. It has been a long, hard road, believe me. I can only say what I believe in my heart is right for MY child. ... (170 replies)

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