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Mild Inattentive ADD in Mid Teen

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IceBergJam Wed 12-Sep-12 17:14:41

It was a suggestion by a doctor , if all other explanations have been tested for and come back negative .

It's my nephew. Main stream school .17. Mainly concerns about memory and ability to coordinate tasks. Forgetting to turn oven off, close frontdoors after walking through them, lock house up, let pets out , feed and water pets in bedroom, dropping sauce all over hall floor, wall and car seat, while taking rubbish out . Putting rest of rubbish down in hall. Moves from hall to kitchen and to wash hands and forgets about mess and rubbish by time gets to kitchen . Left until sister stumbles across it. Forgets to do teeth if doesn't have breakfast . Very bad breath ! Completely did not understand when his exams were, what exams were what, what books he was covering for certain exams. Forgot about revision books school gave him, que sister rushing around buying them , only for him to find tjem after exams . These are just a small list .

He is a lovely , intelligent , non lazy lad (sister gives him precise instructions and checks up oh progress, he can do tasks well with no complaint ) . We just worry about his ability to organise everyday life .

TeenProbsSolved Fri 07-Sep-12 17:29:03

Need a bit more information please, if you want some sensible feedback
What are you experiencing now? Son or daughter? Exact age? Mainstream School or Special Ed?

IceBergJam Fri 31-Aug-12 19:06:23


IceBergJam Fri 31-Aug-12 15:19:02

What kind of symptoms would there be if it had not been diagnosied in childhood?


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