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... s born Aug 14 but not due till Nov 27th. He seems to hit his mark later on after his birthday closer to his true gestational date. I just don't want to label him ADHD if it is just immaturity. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. ... (2 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)
... 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)

... It may sound like a clear case of ADD or ADHD, HOWEVER, he is practically a straight A student! He brings home a B every once in a while, but not very often. It baffles me. ... (5 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)
... Amy, 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. I work, and we don't get home until almost 6 every night, so, he's normally about to fall alseep when we are doing it. So, me telling him to open his eyes, over and over again, just makes him... (5 replies)
... The only reason I can be considered an "expert" on ADD is that my son, at the ripe age of 17, has just received verification of that diagnosis. (In all fairness, he has the "inattentive" type which is harder to detect than the hyperactivity version.) At any rate, as a result, I have been doing lots of reading about it. I quote, then, from the book "Answers to Distraction" by... (2 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. Find out from the librarian what help your daughter has to wait for. ... (6 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)
... 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)
Marriage and ADHD
Apr 27, 2007
... He may or may not agree to this. ... (12 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)
... and she was very difficult last night. How do I know if she needs her dosage upped or a different med. I made her take her med this morning but she is very adiment that she doesn't need the meds and that they don't do any good. ... (6 replies)
... nd i believe that some of her problems just get dismissed as her immaturity. But how long am I supposed to stand over her while she does 5 min worth of homework or cleans her room, or for that matter how many more years am I supposed to pack her back pack for school? ... (12 replies)
... Most normal kids would rather be playing outside than doing there homework after being in school for 8 hrs a day who wants to come right home and do homework??? It is like us parents who come home from work we like to sit and put our feet up a bit and rest rather than do houseWORK, right? Well the same goes for our children when they come home from school there brain needs a... (5 replies)
... He is a bright child, but getting him to do his work is a constant struggle. Homework can be an all-out war sometimes. He just doesn't like to do it. I think he would rather be playing outside, which I don't blame him. Also, getting him to sit still is a near-impossible task. We started giving him Focus two days ago. He has always taken omegas. I haven't seen much... (5 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)
... intaining 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! Anyone else have this problem? ... (4 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)

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