It takes a lot of time, energy and patience to be a good parent, especially if your child is capable ADHD. But even if millions of children suffer from this disease, misconceptions about this disease are still widespread.This is some parents Children with ADHD I want you to know.
Don’t label my children as “bad boys”.
ADHD can cause some children to be overly active or impulsive, have difficulty following instructions or be unable to control their emotions. Children with such symptoms will not make mischievous choices to show authority.They are with brain disorder.
“When other parents think our kids are just’bad kids,’ I do get hurt,” said Yakini Pierce, a mother of two and a global product manager in Cleveland, Ohio. Pierce’s two children-12-year-old daughter Reyna and 10-year-old son Rickey- ADHD.
She said that when a child with this disease collapses or is depressed at the moment, “they are really trying to communicate, but they don’t know how to do it. Once they learn, they will take them to another level.”
Experts are not sure why some children suffer from ADHD, but they believe that genes play an important role. What we can know with certainty is that this disease occurred due to a mistake made by the mother or father, which is a myth.
Nicole Schlechter, a special education advocate in Hampshire, Illinois, said: “I think many people regard attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as an overdiagnosis of poor parental discipline. “His 11-year-old son, Mason, has ADHD. Autism, with anxiety. “This is not a parenting issue, I think it is a huge misunderstanding of ADHD.”
Dr. Kirsten Hecht, a scientist and researcher in Gainesville, Florida, has an 11-year-old son with ADHD named Dmitry. She said: “A lot of parent deception followed.” “It’s like,’You must have done something wrong.'” Or, as another mother once said to her, “‘You have to let him watch a lot when he was a kid. TV.’ I thought, “That makes no sense. “”