When a child enters first grade, he/she has his/her first experience with needing to sit still, pay attention for extended periods of time, homework and be responsible for their actions. For children with ADHD, these demands are often hard. For this reason, ADHD is often diagnosed within the first few years of children entering school.
As parents may have accepted their child’s behaviors as part of their personality, including making allowances for high-energy days or times when...Read more
My son's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was diagnosed early - between kindergarten and first grade. His kindergarten... Read more »
School-Aged Child: These children will note that they are very thirsty, going to the bathroom to urinate all the time and having accidents,... Read more »
As you were raising your children, you imagined how they would be as they grew up. Maybe you pictured them going to college and getting a... Read more »
Are the youngest children in the classroom diagnosed with ADHD more often? According to a study completed by the University of British... Read more »
Consistently work with teachers. Create a system of communication that will allow you to know on a daily or weekly basis how your child is doing in... Read more »
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