Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by barbie, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. barbie

    barbie MOM of 3

    His EEG was normal, after talking to the psychiatrist, he officially diagnosed Eric with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)-not otherwise specified, I honestly cant say weather to be happy I have a diagnosis and know what he has is called or to be sad that what I thought was true.:confused:
  2. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Well-Known Member

    The thing to remember is that your little guy is the same child you loved as before his diagnosis. This just gives you a road map to treatment and interventions. Many parents don't want to label their kids, but the label may get you much needed services.
  3. totoro

    totoro Mom? What's a GFG?

    I agree with TM. Now you can stand up for him and really argue your case, with some backup! Unfortunately most people take us a little more seriously with a diagnosis...
  4. Lulu

    Lulu New Member

    (((HUGS))) I hope this can become a point from which to move toward getting him what he needs most. None of this is easy, is it? Hang in there!
  5. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

    A diagnosis often opens the door to a wide range of services, interventions and accommodations that you can't get without one.

    You always knew that something was up with your difficult child. Now you have a direction to follow in getting him the right kind of help.