Advice for Parents

As the parent/carer of a child diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you know first-hand the kinds of issues, challenges and questions the condition raises for your child, and for you and other family members.

If your child is newly diagnosed, these may be first-time concerns for you, and you may be wondering what happens next, or how to find out more.

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Gain understanding to help you cope

By gaining a better understanding of ADHD and how it is treated, and by working together with your child, their healthcare providers and teachers, you will be better equipped to help your child live with their condition, and also cope better yourself.

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User-friendly advice and information

This website provides you, the parent/carer, with straightforward and user-friendly advice. This section of the site includes information and downloadable resources for young children. You might also like to take a look at the section of the website developed for teenagers.

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Consult a doctor if you have concerns

Remember: the material contained in this website is for information purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for proper medical advice. If you have any specific concerns or questions about your child's condition, please consult the doctor (GP or specialist) responsible for your child's medical care.

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Visit our resource centre for useful information and helpful activities for parents, teachers and teenagers living with ADHD.