My Child Was Just Diagnosed… Now What?

October is #ADHDAwarenessMonth!  

My Child Was Just Diagnosed, Now What?”: 

Your child is exactly the same awesome person they were before they received their diagnosis, it changes nothing about who they are. 

They already knew they were different, and so did you, otherwise you wouldn’t have pursued an assessment. This diagnosis can provide some answers, understanding, and insight.

It is not their fault that they’ve been struggling, they were born with a brain that works differently from others. In fact, sometimes this will be a strength, as a unique brain can bring gifts as well as difficulties.

Show your child in both words and actions that you love and accept them for exactly who they are.

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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