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Old 03-09-2013, 07:12 PM   #4
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Re: ADHD - Sleep Apnea - Anyone have experience with this??

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Originally Posted by mcpforever View Post
I have no experience with sleep apnea, but the term ADHD drew me in since I have some experience with that. I'm a little confused though as to why it's in the title. Does your child have an ADHD diagnosis? Is it something a teacher has brought to your attention? Is it something your pediatrician is looking out for? I'm just not understanding the connection.

Apparently they are finding that there is a connection between some kids that have "ADHD" and that it turns out once they fix the apnea issue it goes away (the ADHD). So basically they were misdiagnosed or mislabeled.

No he doesn't have an adhd diagnosis - but he has always been active kid.

I'm a special education teacher so I have a lot of experience in the area - just the apnea/adhd overlap thing was new to me.

Does that make sense.
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