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Penny Williams

ADHD is a developmental delay, so it makes since that things like potty-training are sometimes delayed also. This article mentions bedwetting in an interesting context to consider:

How ADHD Resembles Retained Primitive Reflexes, and Vice Versa

I know a family whose son (ADHD diagnosis) was still soiling multiple times a day in kindergarten and first grade. He was tested to be gluten-sensitive. When gluten was removed from his diet the soiling issue resolved immediately.

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