Parenting a Child with ADHD

You are not alone. Help is out there.

YOU can make a difference

Life with a child with ADD or ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a parent there is a lot you can do to help control behaviour and reduce the symptoms. You can help your child overcome daily obstacles or challenges, to channel their energy in positive ways, and bring greater calm to your family. The earlier and more consistently you address your child’s problems, the greater chance they have for success in life.

Reach out to get the help you need: Community Resources

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

CHADD is the leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. It offers support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. It looks at ADHD from many different perspectives: education, employment, Healthcare etc.

Teach ADHD

This site provides teachers and other education professionals with resources and materials that have been developed to try and decrease the gap between current “neuroscientific understanding of ADHD” and classroom methods and practices. As parents you can use these strategies at home, or to collaborate with teachers you meet your child’s needs.

ADHD and you

This site provides helpful information for adults with ADHD, parents of caregivers of children with ADHD, as well as Educators. It lists both educational resources as well as practical advice.

Parenting Advice to help you at home!

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – Covers most aspects of ADD/ADHD. See pages 10-14 for behavioral modification strategies that involve parents.

Parenting a Child with AD/HD –It is a succinct but comprehensive and informative article followed by a long helpful reading list.

Have a Question? Need Help. Call CADDAC and get the answers you need.

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