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Parents of ADHD Children
DMDD - Many concerns and questions
We received the diagnosis of DMDD for our 5-yr old son that feels wrong on a gut-level. We know he has sensory issues though this doc didn’t pay much importance to it. He’s super bright, chatty hyperactive and impulsive. His dad has ADD so we expected the same.
After doing lots of research
1. the criteria for the dx sounds nothing like our son
2. it’s divisive among the healthcare community whether DMDD is actually real.
And now we owe a shit ton of money
Have any of you been through this and outside of getting a second opinion (which we will) is there any way to get some or all of our money back? The doctor was cold and dropped a bomb on us with this non-treatable, controversial, seemingly severe diagnosis.
Feeling pretty blue and frustrated