jenL Posted October 8, 2012 Share Posted October 8, 2012 (edited) UPDATE in post #8 Dh and I are meeting with a neuropsychologist tomorrow for the first time to determine if dh's ADHD diagnosis is accurate and to determine if there are other issues at play since we are all still struggling despite meds. The protocol at this office is to meet with the parents for an hour without the child, and from there, a plan is created with regards to further testing, etc. Dh and I have filled out the extensive medical form that asks about health, academic behavior, and social/emotional behavior. I feel like the form focused on all the negative aspects of my child, but I guess they have to ask for the "bad" in order to determine the issue. Will they ask about his strengths? Ds9's ADHD diagnosis came 10 months ago from a Vanderbuilt assessment done by dh and me and then it was scored by his pediatrician who has been wonderfully supportive. We tried holistic alternatives and diet changes before putting him on a non-stimulant. His ped says the next step is more testing before we leap into a stimulant since he has anxiety issues and extreme trouble sleeping (despite melatonin). Having never walked this road before, I'm wondering if any of you have any suggestions in terms of what questions I should ask or what things I should not forget to tell them? I'm feeling nervous because I just want to make sure this leads to answers and not more frustration. I want to make sure dh and I are doing all we can to help them help our son. Edited October 9, 2012 by jenL Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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