Oppositional Defiant Disorder

If your child is struggling in school it may be time for a comprehensive evaluation. We can help you identify the problem and get your child on the right track.

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Causes of ODD may be environmental, biological or genetic.

ODD is defined as a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate, negativistic, defiant, and disobedient behavior toward authority figures. Children with ODD feel as though their behavior is fine, however there is unfair demands being placed on them ODD can be seen in preschool years and is typically noticed by age eight, but in some cases might present in the early teen years.

2% to 16%
of children and adolescents have ODD

2% to 16% of children and adolescents have ODD.
It is common for children with ODD to have substantially strained relationships with their parents, teachers, and peers. There are high rates of co-existing conditions such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and mood disorders with ODD.

If your child falls into one or more of these categories consider having him or her evaluated for Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Early discovery is the key.

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Take this short online assessment exam to uncover if your child is in need
of an early discovery evaluation.

Increase the odds of success for your child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Schedule your initial consultation.

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Early Discovery is the Key Children with ODD are at risk of developing conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder in adulthood.

Early Discovery Is The Key.

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