A Boy Named "H"
Not ADD. Not ADHD. Just Bored.
Gifted students often find ways to cope with boredom in school that can cause professionals to misdiagnose them with ADD or ADHD. Boredom can also lead to school refusal at a very young age. What may appear to be an attention deficit, may simply be symptoms of chronic boredom.
Doctor Grants Stamp of Approval: ADHD
Has your child been through a neuropsychological evaluation or targeted evaluation for ADHD? What was your experience like? I tagged along to see what one evaluation was really like. I was shocked. The entire TEN minutes felt like a rubber stamp approval process that couldn't possibly help the doctor understand this child.
A Boy Named "Q"
First Day of College: Eleven Years Old