Rachel I know just what you mean in getting the proper diagnose! I was told the same, boys will be boys, he'll out grow it, let him pay the consequences for not having his homework done! I never gave up.
He's had severe anger outbursts, ALWAYS had homework issues from first grade. He started meds a year ago, well we did the frustrating game of trial and error. He's now on Celexa and Risperdyl. I want to get him OFF Risperdyl because of the side effects it carries!
He's been diagnosed with being defiant, and touches highly in the spectrum of autism.
He definitely is a CONSTANT struggle with homework everyday, every year! He's is 6th grade, gets great grades, but recently some of his grades have fallen. Due to not turning in all of his homework, I didn't know this was happening.
I am at wits end with this struggle! Feel free to email me at