Are you a parent at home suddenly trying to teach a child with ADHD in the middle of the corona virus pandemic and battling the forces of guilt between what you should have them doing and what they are actually and realistically doing? Well, don’t beat yourself up! These are strange and unusual times for everyone and we are all in the same boat.
Trying to teach a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a different job than parenting them. You will become more acutely aware of their shortcomings in terms of attention and focus, and you might find that you become frustrated trying to get through that list that their teacher provided while keeping yourself from pulling out your hair!
At ADHD Ireland, we want you to know that you are not alone and that we are hearing from parents all over Ireland with the same challenges and struggles every day.
We have put together a simple guide to coping with this new “normal” for parents and we hope that it will help you find the right balance for your family — continue reading COVID-19 A Coping Guide for Parents with ADHD Children.