Reply To: Talking About the Diagnosis

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Penny Williams
Keymaster

I always support telling kids about their ADHD diagnosis. They are likely feeling different and “broken” and the diagnosis explains that. Here’s some expert advice on how to talk about it:

Explaining ADHD to Your Child

Sample Dialogue for Talking About ADHD

Penny
ADDconnect Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism