Understanding ADHD | Parents & Caregivers of Children with ADHD

Especially for Parents

Parents with daughterParenting is no easy feat. When you parent a child with special challenges, such as ADHD, the odds can at times seem insurmountable. As with all healthcare issues, information is power.

We hope this section arms you, the parent, with the information that will empower you as you navigate the sometimes rough terrain of raising a child with this neurobiological disorder. Dealing with ADHD will most likely be a lifelong journey for you and your child. While visiting this site and reading its information is an important first step, you will need a steady stream of information to effectively cope with all the complexities involved in parenting a child with ADHD.

CHADD membership will provide you with even more information, such as our award-winning magazine and a network of people who face issues similar to yours. Learning more about CHADD membership should be on your to-do list. We also hope you will make it a priority to visit the CHADD Web site and this section on a regular basis to read important updates. Simply put, CHADD looks forward to being your one-stop source of information on ADHD.

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