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Adhd concerns over telling my son about it. What if he has questions?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Adhd
You, the therapist, his school guidance counselor and his doctor need to be as open and honest, educating him about adhd, and emphasizing need to build on strengths instead of magnifying weaknesses.

In brief: Adhd
You, the therapist, his school guidance counselor and his doctor need to be as open and honest, educating him about adhd, and emphasizing need to build on strengths instead of magnifying weaknesses.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Answer them
Be knoledgeable dont label explain things based on facts not opinions.
Stick to the reakity of the situation.

In brief: Answer them
Be knoledgeable dont label explain things based on facts not opinions.
Stick to the reakity of the situation.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree
In brief: He needs to know
I bet he knows he's struggling in academics, behavior &/or peer interaction.
Help him understand how his brain works, how medications, behavioral therapy & structuring his environment help him, why he has a section 504 at school for classroom modifications, what learning disorders he has, if any...Be as specific as possible. Join chadd.Org for books for you & him; contact local chadd chapter.

In brief: He needs to know
I bet he knows he's struggling in academics, behavior &/or peer interaction.
Help him understand how his brain works, how medications, behavioral therapy & structuring his environment help him, why he has a section 504 at school for classroom modifications, what learning disorders he has, if any...Be as specific as possible. Join chadd.Org for books for you & him; contact local chadd chapter.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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