How is a parent to know what is normal age appropriate defiant behavior or if their child is displaying signs of Oppositional Defiant Disorder? This infographic from Manhattan Psychology Group is meant to bring awareness to ODD and help parents understand
Autism is categorised (DSM IV & V) as a Mental Health disorder. Autism rarely comes alone & is often associated with the comorbidity diagnoses of Anxiety, Dyslexia, Depression & Sensory Processing Disorder to name a few.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental disorders - Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) as a pattern of negativistic behavior which significantly impairs functioning in more than one area.
How to deal with children with ODD (oppositional defiant disorder)?