Our expert says:
What was needed was for him to be properly assessed by a child psychiatrist or psychologist BROADLY, NOT to be tested for ADD. Never start with a diagnosis, rather than an assessment. He sounds as though he has many strengths and capacities which could make him excellent as time goes by, but has specific behaviour probl;ems within a specific setting, at school, which need to be investigated by a child shrink, and a profgram worked out to extend effective discipline there, and to reward him for good behaviours
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