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Delay speech, sensory issues, behavioral issues, visual motor integration difficulties and weakness in writing. Any syndrome other than ADHD?

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I am trying to determine if there is any particular syndrome that would fit the profile of a youngster, age 9, with specific deficits as follows:
1). early developmental delays with speech - articulation, formulating sentences, word retrieval - mostly remediated - articulation and word retrieval problems remain. sees private S/L therapist
2). sensory issues from early on - child participated in sensory intetegration treatment. No OT/PT now.
3). Motor coordination awkwardness from early on - bumping into things, spatial awareness, trouble learning to ride a two wheeler, yet is athletic - great tennis player. He rolled over/walked on the early side. Had both gross motor and fine motor problesm - trouble jumping on two feet. Some mixing up of left and right. But can identify both left and right on self and others now.
4). behavioral issues - licking his hands/fingers and nose picking. Emotionally, can show sensitivity to others, yet sometimes impulsively say rude things. Has attentional issues, impuslive behaviors, fidgety - symptoms of ADHD
5). Visual motor integration difficulties - severe deficits on Bender Gestalt test - very disorganized, figures overlapping.
6) Exceptionally talented in math
6).Written expression is very challening
7) HIgh Average cognitive abilities - only weakness is writing.
8). Trouble sititng still, falls out of chair, really struggles to complete academic tasks.
9) Looks like a Nonverbal learning disabilti but does not fit the classic profile of the verbal/nonverbal split.
10). Asperger's ratings/autism ratings came back insignificant - not likely.
11). Cognitive decline in some areas over time (long term memory significantly weaker, fluid reasoning much lower but both still average - went from superior to average), but gain in other areas (verbal comprehension, but not significant gains). Some decline in achievement noted as well - went from High Average to Average in reading and writing.
12. Most impaired neurocogntiive area is organization, acquisition, encoding and retrieval of complex visual-spatial information, more specifically complex visual abstract information.

Suggestions? Any syndrome other than ADHD?
Posted Sat, 29 Jun 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty 2 hours later

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

I do not think this child fits into a specific syndrome with such problems.

He must be having ADHD with certain associated other problems. Did the doctors who physically examined him come up with name of certain syndrome?

Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Take care.

Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatric

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Follow-up: Delay speech, sensory issues, behavioral issues, visual motor integration difficulties and weakness in writing. Any syndrome other than ADHD? 46 hours later
He has been seen by neurology, developmental pediatrician, neuropsychology, speech language/pt/ot. So far, no one has pinpointed particular syndrome. Genetic testing was unremarkable as well.
Answered by Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty 12 hours later

Your child's condition may not be a syndrome at all. It does not fit into any syndromic names that are enlisted.

Take care.
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