Ned Hallowell treating kids Dear ADHD Family Coach ask the experts Ned Hallowell

Q: “Will Explaining ADHD to My Child Make Her Feel ‘Broken?’”

Reading now: 750

Q: “My 9-year-old was recently diagnosed with ADHD. I’m struggling with how to tell her about her diagnosis.

I don’t want her to feel shame or believe something’s ‘wrong’ with her. I also don’t want her to use her diagnosis as an excuse.

Any advice on how to approach this with her?” — JMomHi JMom,This question truly resonated with me as my son was diagnosed with ADHD around the same age, and my husband and I struggled with how to explain it to him.

The website is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.

Related articles
How to Get Back on Track and Succeed in Life
Is your life spiraling in a downward direction?   Are you challenged with not being as focused as you would like? Are you looking for ways to turn your life around?  Read the following to discover how to get your life back on track, and stay there. At times our lives can turn upside down, spiraling into negativity and then just as quickly can soar positively upwards.  Clearly, we understand where the expression ‘mood swings’ come from.  Life is very much like a roller coaster,  if you like roller coasters. Life is not perfect, never has been, never will be.   We all have ongoing problems in life that need to be dealt with.  The challenge is the amount of emotional, mental & physical energy we spend on these matters that can waste so much of our time & attention.   Let’s break this cycle and learn why the following 10 simple tips to get your life back on track can be so valuable:  10 Ways to get your life back on trackFor those wanting to get their life back on track and recharge quickly I recommend our online course,  “Renew & Recharge’    Find out more at Splendid Inspiration. Inspiration is a Canadian motivational company that offers inspiring tips, blogs, personal development courses & motivating products dedicated to enriching peoples lives.Lori GradleySplendid Inspiration