Where You Are – Episode E6
September 25, 2019
On this episode, Char and Michelle explore Attention deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD. ADHD is one of those topics that has a lot of information out there for parents and caregivers, which can be tough to wade through. So we’ve decided to start at the beginning, delving into:
- What is ADHD,
- common myths and misunderstandings,
- and helpful strategies for families who are just beginning the journey of supporting a child with ADHD.
Nina is a mom to an 8 year old boy diagnosed with ADHD. She is an active part of her son's life and dedicates a lot of time volunteering in his school where she also continues to advocate for adequate support for his needs. Nina is continuously educating herself on ADHD and is to share her story of everyday life as a parent to a child with ADHD.
Dr. Chan is a psychiatrist and Clinical Director of the ADHD Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital. Through his work he has supported hundreds of families at different stages along their journey with ADHD.
Learn more practical strategies for parenting ADHD by checking out our Rolling with ADHD resource!