NDD Local Services and Support - Condition specific information (ADHD)
You may have concerns about your child (including a child in your care) where there is more than one area of concern about their development (walking, talking, learning). This could be caused by a medical condition or a conditions which affects how their nervous system works (neuro-disability) e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Epilepsy. This may affect your child in a number of areas e.g. how they walk, talk, learning, form relationships with their peer group (children their age). This could be a disability or a special educational need
If you think the information above applies to your child, depending on your child’s age please speak with their key worker in their Early Years Setting, Health Visitor or School Nurse (0-19 Health Professional), Teacher or Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). They will be able to discuss your concerns and agree a plan of support which may include strategies for you to work with your child at home, as well as strategies that will be implemented in Early Years/ School setting. You may also be signposted to online support & resources. They will work with you to monitor your child’s progress.
As part of the NDD Pathway there is a range of services and saupport on a range of topics, some of which may well be relevant to your child. You can go back to the NDD Pathway page by clicking here
Below is a range of resources and support specific to a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Spectrum Support is a parent-to-parent support group run by two friendly mum (under the umbrella of FACES) whom have children with ASD/ADHD. Between them, they have a wealth of experience and understand the daily challenges of raising children with these conditions. They also have professional experience of working with families.
You can find out more information about Spectrum Support Group by clicking here
- An interactive story book for children aged 5 to 12 years and families.
Link here and also available to download FREE on iBooks to iPad, iPhone or Mac book.
- How do ADHD medications work? A guide for parents and carers
- ADHD in teenage girls - An interactive guide