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This reply was originally posted by user Pdxlaura in ADDitude’s now-retired community.
Yes, definitely tell her. The social and emotional impact of ADHD is the most worrisome as a parent.
Additionally, the one thing that could be a big turn around for her, is trying meds. Read the science. The day my son said to me “mom, my brain isn’t wiggly,” was huge for all of us.