ADHD

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Posted by: Tersia Gericke | 2012/05/23

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Asperger''s syndrome

I suspect my 10 year old son with ADD also suffers from Aspergers syndrome. How do I get help, we live in Newcastle KZN, there are no specialists here to diagnose him, I will travel anywhere to get the help he needs, please if you could refer me to someone? Thank you.

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ADHD Expert

Dear Tersia,

As the symptoms of many disorders overlap, I would suggest taking your son to the same doctor who made the diagnosis of ADHD and discussing your concerns with him/her.

If this is not an option, I would suggest contacting a peadiatric neurologist. Your local GP should be able to refer you to one nearest your area; alternatively you can try Dr. Lippert in Pretoria on 012 664 6914.

Best wishes,
Delia

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Posted by: ADD/ADHD Expert | 2012/05/25

Dear Tersia,

As the symptoms of many disorders overlap, I would suggest taking your son to the same doctor who made the diagnosis of ADHD and discussing your concerns with him/her.

If this is not an option, I would suggest contacting a peadiatric neurologist. Your local GP should be able to refer you to one nearest your area; alternatively you can try Dr. Lippert in Pretoria on 012 664 6914.

Best wishes,
Delia

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