Oppositional Defiant Disorder doesn’t exist, but children needing connection do To fellow parents who have struggled, I see you. My son is an intense kiddo. He’s twice exceptional: gifted and neurodivergent (confirmed ADHD and anxiety, possibly also Autistic). We’ve certainly had our share of power struggles and challenging behaviours. When I say O.D.D. does not exist, I am not saying it’sContinue reading “Since O.D.D. Doesn’t Exist…”
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ADHD and ODD: What’s the Connection?
I’d really like to rewrite these two sections of the DSM-5. ADHD and ODD: what’s the connection? Also: can we talk about the irony of hyperfocus? We ADHDers, who are known for being distractible, are also more likely to get stuck on something and unable to tear our attention away from it. The PFC isContinue reading “ADHD and ODD: What’s the Connection?”