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.
Do you have an infant 20 months or younger who has a first degree relative with ADHD (sibling or parent)? the UCD Babylab Research team want to hear from you.
Telling lies is something all children do – not in an attempt to deceive but as a coping mechanism to deal with their own remorse, shame and inability to understand that their poor impulse control makes them say and do things they know they should not do but seem unable to control – yet they […]