Reply To: I think my child has ADHD, but his Dr and teachers think otherwise.

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hasmiga
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You may want to check out Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): http://www.canchild.ca You didn’t mention if he was preterm. I agree with those who have already responded to you that you must listen to your gut. However, even without a diagnosis there are still many strategies that can be put in place. Since he has difficulties with handwriting you can consult with an Occupational Therapist and get more info re his development. Finally – is he fine at school and more challenging at home? That would also warrant some follow-up. Good luck…I know what it’s like to have a quirky kid!!