…And everything to do with self-worth, daily functioning, quality of life, and mental health.
Many children with ADHD are identified as struggling with focus, impulsivity, hyperactivity, and other symptoms when they start school. This is because the demands of our traditional school system are often unrealistic even for typically developing children, let alone children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Sit still, stay in your seat, pay attention, stop wiggling, did you hear what I said? Follow instructions, don’t talk out, raise your hand, and keep your hands to yourself please!
The primary goal of treating a child’s ADHD should never be for them to do well in school.
Many who have found effective treatment for their ADHD cannot imagine their lives without it.
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