Q : My son’s best friend passed away suddenly. He doesn’t want to talk about it or return to the band where he and his friend shared their passion for music.
My son is in counseling, but I’m wondering if children with ADHD process death and grief differently than other kids do?Your son likely understands the concept of death but does not have an adult’s coping strategies.
He may have feelings that he’s not sure how to handle or discuss. Also, teens might be less receptive to their parents’ support than are younger children because, developmentally, they are working to become more independent.Read more on additudemag.com