Dealing with a diagnosis of ADHD may be difficult for a child and especially for the parent of the child. However, there is information that needs to be known. Primarily, a parent needs to know the options - treatment, doctors, diagnosis and school accommodations. Knowledge is power; information and support exists throughout the web and can help you view ADHD as a gift rather than a liability.
If you have a child who is defiant you usually know it. Your child’s defiance may be that thing which keeps you up at night wondering, “Why doesn’t my child listen?” or “Why is everything such a struggle with him (or her)?” Other people may tell you about your child’s defiant behavior including family, school teachers, other…