Parenting children with ADHD and/or anxiety can be challenging as the new school year is underway.
We are all dealing with uncertainty, changes in our schedules, and having to adapt to new ways of doing things. Recognize that your child is also experiencing stress as they are having to adapt to new learning routines.
Many of us have lost the ability to predict how our day, week, or school year will look like and this uncertainty leads to feeling stressed. Stress negatively impacts learning in children with ADHD and anxiety, making it very difficult to learn new things.
We can help our children during this time with the following tips.