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any tip to recognize 12 y/o boy possible hyperactive attention deficit?

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Dr. Asha Vardarajan
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
7 or more signs: Observe the boy and note if he shows seven or more signs of adhd. There are many signs of adhd including failure to pay attention, short attention span, poor organization, forgetfulness, often interrupts other people, often loses things, is easily distracted, talks a lot and fidgets with his hands and feet.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Asha's comments are excellent. You might also sit down with boy's teachers and document exactly where things are going wrong. Many teachers are able to control this but it would not hurt to have the 12 year old seen by a Psychologist or Psychiatrist.
Nov 7, 2014
Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Our docs refer to psychologist for eval to make sure nothing is missed in dx.
Oct 4, 2015

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