- Wakim Regalado and his mother were interviewed in 'Magandang Buhay'
- It was revealed that the former Pinoy Big Brother: Otso housemate was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD when he was 6 years old
- His mom generously shared how they dealt with it
Wakim Regalado was interviewed in the morning show, 'Magandang Buhay', where they revealed that he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD when he was 6.
KAMI learned that his mom, who was also present during the interview, narrated how they discovered that their son has ADHD.
She said that they noticed that he was usually getting sick.
That is why they had him checked when he was 3 and they were advised that it would be more accurate to check when he turns 6.
When he was already 6, they consulted several doctors and that was the time when it was confirmed that he has ADHD.
"Yung kay Wakim, we noticed, he was always getting sick kasi that time. So akala namin there was something wrong lang kasi nag-a-act up, minsan nag ta-tantrums, minsan he was hyperactive," she said.
Wakim's mother also disclosed that they studied about his condition and learned some techniques which they applied to him.
"Siguro hindi pa uso yung mga therapy doon na masyadong maraming options, so we had to study what it was all about. We learned about mga behavior modification techniques, so yun ang in-apply namin."
She said that it is important to know and accept your child's condition.
Moreover, Wakim also shared that he used it as a motivation to do well in school.
The hosts of the show including Melai Cantiveros, Jolina Magdangal, and Karla Estrada commended Wakim's mother for how she dealt with Wakim's condition.
In a previous report by KAMI, Wakim Regalado confronted his fellow housemates after getting nominated.
Wakim Regalado is one of the adult housemates in the second batch of Pinoy Big Brother Otso. He is popular for having a high level of intelligence and for being spontaneous.
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