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Q&A: ADHD and Other Disabilities

LD, OCD, Tourette Syndrome, poor motor skills... There are often other problems besides ADHD. Read other parents' questions for more information on attention deficit disorders and other disabilities.

1. My first-grader is having problems in school. Is he LD or ADHD?
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2. My eight-year-old daughter has a learning disability and ADD. Are there support groups in my area? What's the best way to deal with LD and ADD?
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3. Do children with ADHD generally have more trouble with fine motor skills or could writing difficulties be linked to a learning disability?
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4. My 10-year-old has ADD and a reading disability. His teachers don't know how to help him. What should I do?
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5. Our 15-year-old son, who has LD and ADD, thinks that he will pass into the tenth grade no matter what his grades are like. Right now he is failing two subjects and doesn't seem concerned. Do you have any suggestions?
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6. Even though the teachers are aware that my tenth-grader has ADD and Tourette Syndrome, he still struggles in school with minimal help. He is failing two subjects. I need some advice on how to deal with this.
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7. How do we figure out if my eight-year-old has ADD, ADHD, or OCD? How do we get her help with math that she will understand?
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September 1, 2014



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