When OCD is Misdiagnosed as Learning Issues
OCD doesn’t just stay in our home, it likes to wreak havoc in all areas of life, including at school.
OCD intrusive thoughts and compulsions can make a child look like they:
Struggle to read
Struggle to write
Struggle to do math equations
Struggle to complete assignments
Struggle with comprehension
Struggle with focus
Struggle with expression
Struggle with problem-solving
Sometimes these struggles look like learning difficulties, and often it is just that. But sometimes it’s OCD hiding in disguise.
In this episode of the AT Parenting Survival Podcast, I discuss how OCD can quietly sabotage our child’s learning and how to identify if that’s an issue.
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