It Takes A Village: Help Other People Understand ADHD. As if juggling ADHD isn’t tough enough, it hurts when other people weigh in with their negative opinions. Help family, friends, and educators understand your child’s condition.
Research shows that physical activity sparks real, positive changes in the brain that increase attention and improve mood. What’s more, exercise is an inexpensive, self-prescribed, and accessible supplemental treatment option for adults and children with ADHD.
The symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) differ in their presentation between children and adults. In children, the symptoms may be more apparent, while adults have often found ways to cover up or make excuses for their symptoms. It’s important to understand the differences in the ways that ADHD symptoms appear in children versus adults.
Has your child been excluded from school or given shorter hours? Could you take part in our survey to help us to understand how to help in the future?
Summer is a great time for kids with ADHD to make a big leap forward. It can also be a time to “slide back” and be unprepared for the upcoming school year. The difference lies in how you and your child spend that time.
Isabelle O’Carroll shares why her love of cooking gave her such a sense of reward and purpose, even going so far as to say that it was deeply therapeutic, stretching her creativity, while the rest of her world felt disorganised.