Do you think you might have ADHD? Does your child, sibling, or parent have it? Maybe some of the information here has you wondering, “Could it be…?” Maybe it’s time to find out.
It’s important to remember that as your teen gets older they will be the one responsible for self-advocating when it comes to managing their ADHD symptoms. So now is a great time to have them practice speaking up for themself by encouraging them to:
Now is also a good time for them to practice taking ownership of things that you may have helped them with previously. Have them:
Sleep-related problems in ADHD, such as finding it harder to fall asleep, are common. Some medicines used to treat ADHD symptoms may contribute to the issue.Why you shouldn’t take it lying down
When your teen has ADHD, learning about the different treatment options and resources available is an important step in figuring out a treatment plan that’s right for them.Take steps to make a plan
Are you reviewing a current ADHD treatment plan, or exploring a possible ADHD diagnosis for the first time? Our Doctor Discussion Guides can help you get the conversation started.Doctor Discussion Guides