Raising a Child with ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental issues adoptive parents face. ADHD is very common in the foster, kinship, and adoption communities. This curriculum looks at what exactly ADHD is and the different options for treatment. We also provide a list of tips to help parents raise a happy, successful child with ADHD.

Parents will leave the support group with a better understanding of the following topics.

  • What are the symptoms of ADHD, both positive and negative?
  • To medicate or not to medicate? Is medication safe and effective, and what are the long term issues with it?
  • What are some lifestyle and diet modification that can help manage ADHD?
  • How do you help a child with ADHD focus on tasks and assignments?


*This curriculum includes a video, facilitator guide, and handouts.

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