ADHD yes or no?

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  1. cjcoppess

    cjcoppess Member

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    Ok so when I was about in 8th grade my doctor thought I might have ADHD. He tried me on some meds, but they never took. I have been able to perform excellently for over 4 years with no prescriptions or anything. Would this require me to have a waiver? I wouldn't think so since I have proved to be ok without them. Thanks for any answer.
     
  2. Maplerock

    Maplerock Proud to be an American 5-Year Member

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    You're probably fine.
     
  3. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 10-Year Member

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    Were you diagnosed with ADHD?
     
  4. flieger83

    flieger83 Super Moderator 10-Year Member

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    LITS has asked THE question that you must be able to answer, from a medical "the doctor diagnosed or did NOT diagnose..."

    IF the doctor diagnosed you as ADHD and prescribed medications; even if you've not taken them for years, etc., you will have to go through a process to show that you do not require any medications/accommodations.

    IF you've not had an IEP in school, have not had a standing prescription for ADHD medications, etc...etc...you will probably be able to be waivered through. (DODMERB will decide.)

    But LITS' question is the one that must be answered.

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