Parenting a child with ADHD can be very challenging. The more you know about ADHD and the more you understand your child's specific challenges the better you will feel about being able to support him or her.
ADHD and Parenting
Kids Do Well if They Can - Ross Greene Video Series
In this 8 video series, Ross Greene describes his underlying assumptions and the procedures used in “collaborative problem solving”. Parents and teachers may find these videos helpful for dealing with difficult behavior and lagging skills.
This web resource from ADHD and You offers tips for parents for each symptom of ADHD. Just click on the symptom for tips that may help you to manage ADHD for your child.
This article, written by Deborah Carpenter, provides great practical tips for parents of ADHD children to keep in mind when they are dealing with their child’s challenging behavior.
By Denise Rowden, Empowering Parents Coach
In this article, Denise Rowden outlines some simple, but important things to remember when dealing with your child’s difficult behavior.
This comprehensive website offers expert advice on problem behaviors that parents may be experiencing with their child (e.g., defiance, aggression, communication issues etc.).
The website also has a parent blog and downloadable behavior charts for tracking and rewarding positive behavior.
Thank you to Shire Canada Inc. for their commitment to parent education and for generously providing this publication as a public service.
Presented by Russell Barkley and CADDAC - In this video, Dr. Barkley discusses essential information that parents need to know for raising children with ADHD.
Treatment options and strategies are outlined including medication and behavioral and academic strategies. This specific video is titled The 30 Essential Ideas Every Parent Needs to Know.
This video and others for parents are available through the CADDAC website.
A Face of ADHD: Let’s Change Your Stereotypes: Anna Davide at TEDxHonoluluED.
In this TEDx Talk, high school student Anna Davide, shares her story about her experience with ADHD growing up. She also shares some of the strategies that she uses to manage her ADHD (e.g., organization, self-advocacy, and time management).
In this video, ADHD Coach, Elaine Taylor-Klaus explains, there are two common dynamics that trap parents, creating a roadblock that paralyzes any real progress. You may recognize yourself in one of these two scenarios. Almost all of us end up here at some point.
Recognizing where and why you are stuck is crucial to breaking through the paralysis, so you can effectively help your child.