My children don't seem to have nightmares at this point--but they do talk in their sleep and some of it is troubling. The kids never remember it, so should I be concerned about the talking in their sleep?
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Pursue this with your child's pediatrician and get a referral to someone with experience in diagnosing learning disorders in young children. Here is more information on Diagnosing ADD/ADHD , what her physician should rule out medically that causes similar symptoms, and what types of health care professionals diagnose ADD/ADHD as well as other learning and behavior disorders.View Thread
The degrees of ADHD differ wildly and while it isn't a serious hurdle for some children and adults--it can prove significantly difficult for some children and adults to handle without appropriate behavioral modification training and medication.
The signs of Adult ADHD (or untreated adult ADHD) --pretty serious--including traffic accidents and relationship problems.
In children, ADHD can prevent them from learning all they can in school. Here is more information on ADHD , treatment and reasons for treatment.
While Thomas Jefferson may have exhibited signs of ADHD, as many other successful people, that doesn't mean that treatment is wrong. Nearly everyone exhibits some symptoms of ADD/ADHD at some point during their life. If those symptoms interfere with learning or activities of daily life--then it is time to seek treatment.View Thread
Talk to his pediatrician and to the therapist. You might want to go ahead and get an official neuro-psychological workup to help determine the extent of what you are dealing with and help design a treatment plan.
Yikes. I don't think that putting a 7-year-old in diaper is the right answer at all. First, ruling out a medical problem seems in order. Then working on it through behavior modification and using the ideas in this article on How to Stop Bedwetting.View Thread