What I Wish People Knew About Parenting a Child With ADHD


Parenting a child with ADHD can be challenging. A mom shares what she wishes people knew about her son and his ADHD. She says he doesn’t misbehave or act disrespectfully on purpose—and that if he could control himself, he would. Hear why the hardest thing for this mom is feeling judged, when what she really needs is acceptance.

This video is based on an anonymous blog. For the full text of the blog, visit https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/blogs/what-i-wish-id-known-sooner/2016/10/20/8-things-i-wish-people-knew-about-parenting-a-child-with-adhd?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=optimize&utm_campaign=blogread_test037_adhd.

Helpful links:

ADHD Parenting Strategies
https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/add-adhd/adhd-strategies-you-can-try-at-home?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=optimize&utm_campaign=blogread_test037_adhd

Understanding ADHD
https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/add-adhd/understanding-adhd?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=optimize&utm_campaign=blogread_test037_adhd

The ADHD Brain
https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/add-adhd/at-a-glance-adhd-and-the-brain?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=optimize&utm_campaign=blogread_test037_adhd

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