It’s difficult enough to be a parent in today’s digital world. Especially If you are raising a child with ADHD, you have your hands full. You might not know what to do when they’re struggling with school, can’t sit still at the dinner table, or seem more interested in their iPad than in listening to you. Sometimes it is helpful just to know that there are other parents out there with similar concerns. The good news is that many of these parents have developed effective strategies for parenting children with ADHD. There are parenting sites about ADHD presented from the perspective of parents, guardians, and clinicians.
Here are some of our favorite websites for getting advice on parenting children with ADHD:
ImpactADHD is an amazing support system created by parents for parents. In addition to providing support, this website offers general information, advice, resources and tools to help manage children with ADHD.
CHADD The Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site features a parenting section. In addition to general information, they provide topics that appeal specifically to parents whose concerns range from medication abuse to finding innovative programs.
ADDitudeMag.com is useful for parents who want to stay up to date with the most recent information published about parenting children affected by ADHD. There are a plethora of articles with information and advice on creating routines that work and other parenting strategies.
HelpGuide.org offers information on a variety of mental health topics including ADHD. The help guide for ADHD features advice on medications and other treatment options for children.