Just an immature 8 year-old?

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Registered: 02-26-2011
Just an immature 8 year-old?
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Sat, 02-26-2011 - 10:40pm

I'm not sure where to begin.

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Registered: 06-14-1999
Sun, 02-27-2011 - 12:35am

My 8.5 yr. old ds also struggles with reading, handwriting and shoe tying (to name a few).

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Registered: 04-19-2008
Sun, 02-27-2011 - 9:10am

HI, and welcome!

Have you considered having him Evaluated for ADHD? A child doesn't have to be hyper to have it.

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Registered: 02-26-2011
Sun, 02-27-2011 - 11:12pm

Just ordered the book from the library. Thanks!

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Registered: 06-14-1999
Mon, 02-28-2011 - 10:17am

Our ds was dx'd by a psychiatrist.

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Registered: 03-27-2003
Mon, 02-28-2011 - 12:18pm

Hi.

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Registered: 05-02-2004
Mon, 02-28-2011 - 2:49pm

A couple thoughts: vision issues and gluten intolerance.

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Registered: 04-19-2008
Mon, 02-28-2011 - 4:02pm

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Registered: 07-21-2007
Tue, 03-01-2011 - 1:16am

I have a child wiht special needs, very complicated special needs...no ADD dx tho~