Some classroom interventions are helpful and others only make things worse. Parents can be a valuable resource.
“A lot of people with ADHD worry about being in a relationship with someone else who has it. I ask them this: Wouldn’t you rather be with someone who got you than someone who didn’t? Wouldn’t you rather be with someone who understands your struggles rather than having him watch them from the outside, confused about your motivations and behaviours? “
We do like a little bit of celebrity news every now and then! The former Take That star suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - causing him to act impulsively as his mind wanders easily. But he thinks his restlessness will make him an ideal presence on The X Factor judging panel this year (18) - as he's prepared to be harsh on mediocre performers.
In our new series of videos, adults in Ireland talk and give us their real lived experience of living with ADHD in Ireland in the 21st century. Please advised these videos can and do contain adult themes! For our first video we are very thankful to John Doyle for sharing his experience, thoughts and insights with us. If you would like to share your experience on living with ADHD, please contact us on 01-874 8349 or email email@example.com
STARTING 20th September 2018
A practical and positive course, delivered by a professional team, for parents of children aged 5-12 diagnosed with ADHD.
Using ideas and footage from the Parents Plus programme, it offers parents the opportunity to meet and support each other in enhancing their relationship with their child, preventing and dealing with the behavioural difficulties which so often accompany ADHD.
Commencing Thrs evening 20th September for 6 weeks