Signs of mental illness in soon to be kindergarten

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Signs of mental illness in soon to be kindergarten

Postby OrangeJackets » July 6th, 2016, 6:40 pm

What are the signs of a mental illness/disorder in a soon to be kindergarten ? I was watching my child's half brother today and he has a history of not listening or doing what he is told and always has to be moving ever since I have known him. I read that this could be a sign of a problem. His oldest brother has aspergers and adha. Could he been having the same issues as him?
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Re: Signs of mental illness in soon to be kindergarten

Postby Imissmysun » July 7th, 2016, 5:50 am

Some kids are naturally hyper - not all kids have something "wrong" with them - however there are many great programs across the country that assess and provide early intervention -

My child was diagnosed at about 3 for ADHD - but serious mental illnesses take longer to diagnose - they normally will not manifest seriously until teen years -

If it really is a concern maybe tactfully and well meaningly see if his parents have considered just having him evaluated - it does not cost anything in most areas and if he does need services he will have them -

ALl it really does is provide more support for the child to succeed,
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