Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

What are the signs and symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

Some children with ADHD or ADD develop ODD. The child with ODD is usually defiant, does not follow the rules and is hostile towards everyone including their family members and people in authority.

Below are the signs and symptoms of ODD:

  • display frequent temper tantrums
  • always arguing with adults
  • refuse to do what an adult asks
  • always questioning rules and refusing to follow rules
  • do things to annoy or upset others, including adults
  • blame others for their own misbehaviours or mistakes
  • easily irritated by others
  • often angry
  • very rude or use unkind words to others
  • seek revenge 

Fix an appointment for your child to go for our Dynamic Diagnostic Assessment (DDA™) to identify your child’s learning and developmental strengths and weaknesses.

Bridge Learning specialised early intervention programme to intervene in Oppositional Defiant Disorder: