What NOT to Say to the Parent of an ADHD Child
Despite iron-clad medical evidence to the contrary, ADHD is still considered by many to be nothing more than poor parenting, too much screen time, or a parental excuse for lack of discipline. Not so. If you know someone who is parenting a child with ADHD, here are 10 untruths and misperceptions you just shouldn't repeat.
ADHD kids have an unfair advantage at school.
The school accommodations outlined in 504 Plans and IEPs level the playing field for a child who is struggling in school due to ADHD or learning disabilities. The law guarantees that these services are made available to students who need them; don’t let misinformed comments stop you from getting your child the tutoring, extra time, or classroom attention she needs.