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Our grandson has been diagnosed with ADHD but also suffers with "silent seizures".
His behavior is getting out of hand, especially at school where he is defiant, and unco-operative.
We are struggling to find him the proper medications and/or help that he needs.
His doctors don't seem to be of any help thus far, just putting him on different meds, but none
so far seem to have found any relief for him. He has seen a neurologist who discovered his seizures,
has been through behavioral therapy, but still haven't found the "happy medium" he needs.
Do you have any suggestions
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  I'd like to remind you that ADHD is the most common intitial diagnosis for any recalcitrant behavior. That doesn't mean that is wrong, just that it may not explain all of a child's symptoms. My boys were diagnosed ADHD and then, a few years later, OCD was tacked on to one and ODD to the other. Do the "silent seizures" have any effects on your grandson's brain? What medications has he already tried?
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They are monitoring his seizures now, he has an egg every month, so far there has been "some" abnormal brain activity . They only problem
he has incurred with the seizures is he wets the bed at night. He is presently on Focalin
for ADHD and Prevacort (I think that's what it is called will check again with his mother) for his seizures. Have your boys had any disruptive problems at school? If so, how is this handled. Are they in public school system?
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