My child was diagnosed with ADHD. What to do now?
It is possible that you anticipated the ADHD diagnosis when you decided to move forward with an assessment. You may have noticed your child’s difficulty paying attention to directions, troubles completing homework, forgetfulness, and struggle organizing belongings. Your child’s teacher may have also noticed similar problems in class for some time. However, the ADHD diagnosis may have been a surprise and left you feeling alarmed. In any case, and we need time and mental space to understand what ADHD means for our child’s life. (more…)