ADHD Case Summary

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I chose to write about Case Scenario 1 because I have a son who was diagnosed with ADHD so I can relate to this scenario. When it comes to ADHD with children you really have to look at everything that your child is having trouble with and discuss what options you have to help your child. Having a child with ADHD can be tough, but if you do your research and talk to specialist you are able to get through the struggle. My son was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 5 and he’s now 9. He wasn’t having any difficulty at school so I just let him be his normal 9 year old self. I could deal with him getting hyper at home and getting overly excited cause I could deal with it and calm him down with a couple different things like drawing, or reading, or something that wasn’t so exciting. I didn’t mind having a son with ADHD…show more content…
He went from getting 90’s and the next quarter went to 70’s. I couldn’t allow this to happen because his education is important. My fiancé and I went and talked to his doctor and went through the options of what they offered for children with ADHD. He basically gave me 3 options, option number 1 was we can just deal with it, option 2 was medication and option 3 was behavioral therapy. I would not do option 2 because he is just a child and I don’t want him on medication right now that would be my last resort. We went with option 3 to see if therapy would work for him. He started seeing a behavioral therapy once a week and he seems to be getting a little better and controlling his shakes that he gets when he gets excited. Not sure how it’s going to work with school yet because school starts tomorrow. I am hoping him seeing this therapist will help him with school. My son and this boy in case scenario have so much in common and I think his mother should talk to someone like I did and see what options she has for her
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