If other people are saying your child is “hyperactive” or cannot concentrate on tasks at hand, use the following resources to begin to discover if your child has potential learning problems.
If you recognize a large number of these ‘symptoms,’ talk to your pediatrician or other health care specialist for referral for specialized testing. It is always better to have an evaluation early and be reassured nothing is unusual than to miss early detection and early intervention to help your child develop his/her full potential.
Parenting a Child with ADHD – a very readable, comprehensive guide for parents who suspect or know their child with ADHD. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom for links to sources of more information.
ADD or ADHD Symptoms – a downloadable reference page
Dr. Goldstein on ADHD – A resource booklet produced by Schwabb Learning
ADHD Basic Guide – a 22 page booklet
ADHD – A good over-all understanding of ADHD, causes, diagnosis, treatments, and therapies
ADHD – Expressed in a poem.
School Success Kit – Great information for parents to help their child succeed in school. (downloadable)
I’ve come across a number of good articles and information that may help you and your family deal with AD(H)D.
Parenting ADHD: 16 Tips to Tackle Common Challenges
50 Smart Discipline Tips for Your ADHD Child – This is a free downloadable tip sheet with excellent ideas
More links to other sites can be found on my Pinterest boards: Diane Constantine