We recommend that caregivers do the following to manage a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). These points can be applied across various settings such as the school or at home.
We have listed some tips below on how to help your child with ADHD.
We have listed some tips below on how to help a child with ADHD to learn better.
Here are some strategies that teachers may use in classes to help a child with ADHD.
Children with ADHD can lack executive functioning skills which help them organise themselves and multi-task. 60 to 80% of children with ADHD underachieve academically because of problems with work production and consistency. We have some tips below that may be effective in helping these children stay organised.
Children with attention difficulties or hyperactivity need frequent reminders to reinforce appropriate behaviour and to stop inappropriate behaviour.
Children with ADHD may have low self-esteem and self-confidence. They may have experienced stigma as not everyone believes ADHD is a neuro-behavioural problem. Some people believe that it is the fault of the child or due to poor or bad parenting. Children with ADHD may also suffer from anxiety or depression, which may undermine the efforts made to build their confidence.