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Parent and Child Information - ADHD

  • What is ADHD

  • What causes ADHD?

  • What will happen when my child is being considered for a diagnosis of ADHD?

  • How can you help your child with their ADHD symptoms?

  • Why usual behavioural techniques may be less effective in children with ADHD

  • Strategies for coping with oppositional or defiant behaviours

  • Summer of SEND + ADHD Workshop

Parent/Carers Guide to ADHD Medication

  • Parents/ carers guide to ADHD medication

  • Methylphenidate (sometimes known as methylphenidate hydrochloride)

  • Lisdexamfetamine

  • Dexamfetamine ​

  • Stimulants

  • Guanfacine

  • Food and Appetite

  • Sleep

  • Sources of Support

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