Raising a child with ADHD can be stressful and trying. With the right tools and support, your child and your family can thrive. Rely on a team of specialists like a psychologist, ADHD coach, behavior therapist, tutors to help your child. It’s important to remember to take care of yourself. Staying healthy and calm under stress will allow you to be the best parent for your kid.
I was reluctant to put my son on any medication for his ADHD. In fact, I resisted the ADHD diagnosis altogether. "Couldn't it be just that he's a kinetic learner?" I asked the doctor hopefully. He stopped writing the prescription, put down his pen and said patiently, "Ms. Gray, you and your husband have ADHD and ADD respectively. You told me that…