ADHD in Girls - Are You Missing The Symptoms? Girls with ADHD are misunderstood and under-diagnosed compared to boys who often present more noticeable symptoms of hyperactivity or disruptive behaviour. A recent survey reveals how significant the gap of ADHD understanding and awareness actually is amongst teachers, health care professionals and parents. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
Does Puberty Affect ADHD in Girls? by Keath Low - "For a girl with ADHD, the changes and transitions of puberty can be further complicated by the ADHD itself. Kids with ADHD tend to lag behind their peers (who do not have ADHD) in terms of emotional maturity... They are having to deal with all the changes puberty brings about at a "younger" emotional level."
Parenting a Daughter with ADHD by Patricia Quinn, MD. - 5 Ways to Foster Independence and Self-Esteem in the Early Years: "1) Encourage your daughter to learn more about her ADHD and how it affects her 2) Provide a “safe” space to “time out,” relax, and regain control 3) Minimize corrections and criticism..."