The ADHD Iceberg Explained

What it means when we reference an ADHD iceberg or behaviour iceberg

Human beings, and human behaviour, are highly complex. There is always much more going on beneath the surface. 

We are very quick to assume a person’s intent based on the behaviour we observe. 

When it comes down to supporting children, or dealing with challenging behaviours, we often revert back to old habits. We need to constantly remind ourselves to dig deeper.

Read my article on Neurodiversified.



You can download your own PDF version of the ADHD Iceberg here.

Published by Jillian ADHD 2e 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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