Recently my 5 year son was diagnosed with ADHD. I'm hesitant about putting him on medicine because of the side effects. If, you've had any experience good or bad with medicine for ADHD, will you please share along with the name of the medicine? I would really appreciate it.
I live in La Mesa, CA btw. :)
In case you were not aware, a milk-free diet may help in 75% of autism cases.
If the patient tests positive for folate receptor antibodies, leucovorin calcium (folinic acid) treatment may help.
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I know 1 kid with autism is 1 kid with autism. Does your child do a non stereotype stim?
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