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Re: intervention questions
First of all I would strongly advise you to view any diagnosis at such a young age to be highly tentative. Chances are that if you would take your daughter to a clinic seeking a formal evaluation of CAPD, that would be diagnosed (or more likely misdiagnosed) as well. The fact is, when a child has ADHD, the validity of all other evaluation results becomes questionable unless/until the ADHD is appropriately treated and controlled (probably with medication). ADHD impacts visual and auditory attention, memory, and sequencing, visual tracking, fine-motor coordination, visual-motor integration, etc., etc. The bottom line is that a lot can change over the next few years and you and the school would be wise to address current symptoms rather than attempting to rely upon diagnoses which may or may not be accurate. You also need to be aware that evaluations and diagnoses outside of the school sometimes lead parents to believe a problem is much more significant than it really is. Trust the school to guide you toward the educational support your daughter needs. Be sure to provide them with all of the outside evaluation information you have obtained and allow them to complete any additional assessment they feel may be needed in order to fully evaluate all possibilities for special education involvement. Be sure that they clearly explain the criteria used to determine eligibility for any possible area of need. For some areas it is a fairly simple matter of plugging in the test scores to see if she qualifies. In other areas the process can be a bit more subjective. I hope you find the answers you seek, but be careful along the way. Good luck!