It is a myth that only children suffer from ADHD; in some cases, adults have suffered for an entire life of ADHD symptoms without a diagnosis or treatment. A person may initially think about parenting a child who has ADHD, but what can be done for the parent with ADHD? When children rely on a parent's organization when the parent may lack organization themselves, what should be done? Moms and Dads everywhere suffer from ADHD, ranging from those diagnosed with ADHD during childhood growing into adulthood to elderly people being diagnosed much later in life.
When a child is first diagnosed with ADHD many parents wonder if, and how much, they should tell their child. Most experts agree it is important to talk to your child about ADHD and how symptoms impact their daily lives. The discussion should empower your child. Learning about ADHD should help him (or her) take control of the symptoms. You want to…